Microwave Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

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Microwave Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

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I adapted this recipe from one that came with our microwave oven. The results were delicious.—Mary Hufford-Baker, Sweet Home, Oregon
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion

Directions

In a saucepan, melt the butter. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat. Stir in cheese until melted. In a 2-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish coated with cooking spray, layer a third of the potatoes, onion and cheese sauce. Repeat the layers twice. Cover and microwave on high for 25-30 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes until the potatoes are tender. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Microwave Scalloped Potatoes in Country Woman January/February 2001, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 253 calories, 12g fat (8g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 496mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.

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  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  1. In a saucepan, melt the butter. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat. Stir in cheese until melted. In a 2-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish coated with cooking spray, layer a third of the potatoes, onion and cheese sauce. Repeat the layers twice. Cover and microwave on high for 25-30 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes until the potatoes are tender. Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Microwave Scalloped Potatoes in Country Woman January/February 2001, p35

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Louiseathome User ID: 5536064 90723
Reviewed Oct. 21, 2010

"easy! Perfect with ham on a cold fall night"

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