Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

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Beth Pierce

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@smalltownwoman

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes are an easy delectable side dish for all your dinner and holiday plans. You can prep this dish in about twenty minutes, bake in about one hour and it reheats very well. Both the sharp cheddar and white cheddar come together to make the best flavored creamy cheddar sauce.

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Serves:
10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    russet potatoes peeled and sliced in 1/8 inch rounds
  • 2 lb
    yukon gold potatoes peeled and sliced in 1/8 inch rounds
  • 1
    medium sweet onion thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    smoked paprika
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    dried parsley
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 c
    low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 c
    2% milk
  • 2 c
    freshly grated sharp cheddar (reserve 1/2 cup for top)
  • 1 c
    freshly grated white cheddar (reserve 1/4 cup for top)

How to Make Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray 9×13 inch casserole with olive oil or nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In large skillet over medium low melt butter. Add minced garlic and saute for 1 minute; stirring constantly. Slowly whisk in flour; cook for 3 to 4 minutes whisking constantly. Whisk in onion powder, paprika, dried parsley, salt and freshly ground black pepper. Slowly whisk in chicken broth and milk; alternating between the two. Whisk until smooth; simmer for 5 minutes. Turn heat to low and slowly whisk in 1/2 cups sharp cheddar and 3/4 cup white cheddar. Simmer while you layer the potatoes.
  3. Layer 1/2 of the potatoes and 1/2 of the onions in the casserole dish. Pour 1/2 of the cheese sauce over the potatoes. Layer the rest of the potatoes and onions and and pour the rest of the cheese sauce over. Top with the remaining reserved cheese. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for another 30 minutes or until it is nicely browned on the top and bubbly.

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