Creamy/cheesy scalloped potatoes

Marilana Sather

By
@Marilana123

These are the BEST scalloped potatoes ever. Very moist and cheesy. The addition of ham is optional. The perfect 'comfort food'!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

6 c
potatoes, parboiled, sliced or diced
1/4 c
butter
2 Tbsp
onion, diced
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
ground mustard
dash(es)
ground pepper
1 1/2 c
whole milk (can use part cream or half & half)
1 1/2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
2 c
cooked ham, diced (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 deg F.
Spray casserole dish with cooking oil spray or grease casserole dish with shortening.
2
Saute onion in butter.
3
Add 1/4 cup flour, salt, mustard and pepper to onion and butter.
4
Gradually add milk/cream whisking to make a nice white sauce. Stir and cook until thick.
5
Add shredded cheese, potatoes and ham (if so desired). Stir all ingredients together. Add a bit more milk if needed. The potatoes will absorb some of the milk so you may need a little more. Pour into greased casserole dish.
Bake uncovered in 350 deg oven for about 30 min
Then, spread more cheese on top and bake for 10-15 min longer before removing from oven.
ENJOY! These are very cheesy and rich, yummy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom