Bacon Scalloped Potatoes
Valerie Belley of St. Louis, Missouri enhances her pared-down potato dish by adding a layer of sliced onions and sprinkling of crumbled bacon. "They make the potatoes seem more special," she says. "The recipe can easily be doubled for company, too."
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 65 min.
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup milk
- 2 medium potatoes, peeled and sliced
- 2 small onions, sliced
- 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- In a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour and salt until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
- In a greased 1-qt. baking dish, layer the potatoes and onions. Pour white sauce over the top. Cover and bake at 350° for 65-75 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Sprinkle with bacon.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 390 calories, 19g fat (11g saturated fat), 51mg cholesterol, 613mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.
Originally published as Bacon Scalloped Potatoes in Taste of Home October/November 2004