Never-Fail Scalloped Potatoes
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/2 cups fat-free milk
- 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
- 2 pounds red potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (about 4 cups)
- 1 cup thinly sliced onions, divided
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a small saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in cheese until melted.
- Coat an 8-in. square baking dish with cooking spray. Place half of the potatoes in dish; layer with 1/2 cup onion and half of the cheese sauce. Repeat layers.
- Bake, covered, 50 minutes. Uncover; bake until bubbly and potatoes are tender, 10-15 minutes longer.
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Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 215 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 523mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.
Sep 29, 2019
It was easy and delicious made them for dinner today with sauteed brussel sprouts and slow cooked beef ribs. A wonderful and delicious dinner
Sep 22, 2019
This is the same recipe that my mom used , and the same way that I've also made them for the past 45 plus years. My mom always used Velveeta Cheese. I've used both cheddar cheese and Velveeta, depending on what I've got on hand. I always like to bake it until the cheese sauce starts to turn a golden color. So yummy, and this is what I'm fixing for supper.
Jul 8, 2019
Scalloped potatoes have never been so easy to prepare. Could believe how quickly this recipe came together. I made two small changes to the recipe. I used cornstarch instead of the flour and I used whole milk in place of the low fat. Next time I will switch out the cheese and or use a mix of cheese. Bake time was right on. VFE for Taste of Home
Apr 28, 2019
This recipe is the simplest and easiest for scalloped and/or cheesy potatoes. A slight variation to this formula is: evaporated milk, the elimination of fat-free products, extra onions, a salt-free spice mixture during layering, and a scant amount of sugar in-between the sheets of potatoes. Other commenters have suggested ham, but crumbled pork sausage [pre-cooked], and/or polish; turkey; or beef kielbasa sliced thin and added throughout is also a nice change-up. Adding a can of whole kernel corn [drained] can also liven-it-up.
Apr 18, 2019
Scalloped Potatoes- Taste of Home Site Thinly sliced potatoes cooked in a casserole dish Always cooked in a cream sauce Sometimes contains cheese Almost always contain a breadcrumb topping
Apr 5, 2019
NO PRINT OPTION PLEASE WOULD LIKE TO PRINT THE RECIPE
Apr 2, 2019
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Apr 2, 2019
Thank you Agnes Ward! I found this recipe excellent and so easy to tweak. I like both au gratin and scalloped potatoes. This recipe satisfies both desires. I have added ham to the au gratin and mixed veggies to the scalloped. I took this to a church pot luck and it was a hit!
Apr 2, 2019
I always use this recipe however, I add a layer of ham sliced thick under the potatoes. Delicious!!
Apr 2, 2019
This is the same recipe my mom made; I've looked all over for it online and here it is! The only thing she added was stripes of bacon on top. Some people suggest parboiling the potatoes first. Mom never did. I tried that but it made the potatoes mushy. Just make it just like this!