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~ cassies tantalizing scalloped potatoes ~

Recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

I made a ham today and what better to accompany them, than these delicious creamy potatoes. I Used what I had to develop this recipe and the family was ever so pleased. They'll be fighting over what's left. Lol! Awesome!!!!

yield 6 - 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For ~ cassies tantalizing scalloped potatoes ~

  • 6 - 7 lg
    potatoes washed and sliced 1/4 inch thickness
  • 1/4 c
    plus 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    onion, diced
  • 3 Tbsp
  • Salt
    & pepper to taste
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1 tsp
    herbs de provence
  • 3 clove
    garlic, pressed
  • 1 1/2 c
    each - fresh shredded sharp cheddar & fresh shredded mozzarella
  • 1 c
    green onions, sliced - green part only
  • 1 pkg
    real bacon bits or crisp bacon crumbled

How To Make ~ cassies tantalizing scalloped potatoes ~

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degree F Grease a 9 x 13 baking dish. In a Dutch oven, over medium heat, melt butter. To the butter add the onion and cook until tender, stirring often.
  • 2
    To the onion and butter, stir in the flour and cook for a few minutes, stirring constantly. Whisk in the milk and cream. Add salt, pepper, bay leaf. Herbs De Province and pressed garlic. Bring to a boil, stirring continuously until thickened.
  • 3
    Remove from heat. remove bay leaf and stir in 1 cup of each shredded cheese.Stir until completely melted.
  • 4
    In greased dish, add a layer of potatoes, a couple small dollops of butter, sprinkling of green onion and sprinkle of bacon. ( reserve some for the top ) Add a little sauce halfway through the layering and continue until all potatoes are used, ending with potato. Pour the remaining sauce evenly over potatoes and shake the pan a little so the sauce finds its way into the potatoes. Top with remaining cheese. Sprinkle with bacon and green onion.
  • 5
    Cover and bake for 1 hour and 15 - 20 minutes, or until tender. Remove foil and bake 15 minutes longer or until golden. Note - baking time depends on potatoes used. I used red potatoes. Yours may take more time or less.

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