SCALLOPED POTATOES WITH FETA & FRENCH FRIED ONIONS

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Rose Mary Mogan

By
@cookinginillinois

We love Feta cheese & potatoes in our household, and I wanted a creative way to use them for dinner and this is the dish I came up with. Cheese always makes casseroles taste better, then topping the casserole dish with French Fried onions also added an extra dimension of flavor.

I served this tasty casserole with a Spiral Glazed ham that I made. Nothing compliments a Ham like a hearty tasty side dish of potatoes. Hope you try this dish sometimes, Feta and Cheddar taste awfully good together.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
10-12 or more depending on portion size
Prep:
55 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 8 medium
    red skin potatoes, peeled & boiled
  • 2 large
    onions, sliced
  • 6-8 medium
    mini sweet peppers, chopped into rings
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 1/2 c
    crumbled feta cheese
  • 12 oz
    shredded cheddar cheese, (3 cups)
  • 1 Tbsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    granulated garlic powder
  • 2 tsp
    coarse black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped dried chive
  • 6 Tbsp
    wondra flour, or all purpose
  • 3/4 stick
    butter(6 tablespoons)
  • 2 large
    cans evaporated milk
  • 2 can(s)
    milk cans filled with water
  • 2 c
    french fried onion rings

How to Make SCALLOPED POTATOES WITH FETA & FRENCH FRIED ONIONS

Step-by-Step

  1. Peel red skin potatoes and add to a large pot, cover with water, add 1 tablespoon of kosher salt, and bring to a boil and cook about 15-20 minutes, until tip of a knife can be inserted into the center and easily released.Drain in colander, set aside to cool and can be sliced as needed. MAY ALSO USE 2 % MILK INSTEAD OF EVAPORATED MILK IF DESIRED.
  2. While potatoes are cooling add olive oil to a large skillet then add in the sliced onions and mini pepper rings, saute until onions become translucent and begin to wilt slightly. Remove and set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9 X13 size casserole dish with non stick cooking spray. Then slice enough cooled potatoes to cover the bottom of the casserole dish. Top with 1/3 of the cooked peppers and onions, then top with about 1/3 of the feta cheese.
  4. To make the sauce, add the butter to a large skillet or pot, then add in the wondra or all purpose flour, and stir or WHISK till flour and butter is blended together evenly over medium high heat. Add in the milk and water, and spices, whisk until mixture begins to thicken, & will coat the back of a spoon. Pour about 1/3 of sauce over the first layer of potatoes, then top with 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese.
  5. Repeat until you have used all of the cheeses, peppers and onions, sauce & potatoes to fill the casserole dish.
  6. Top with French Fried Onion Rings, then place in preheated 350 degree F. oven and bake for 35-40 minutes until potatoes are hot throughout, and bubbly along edges, and cheese is melted on top.NOTE: TO PREVENT ONION RINGS FROM OVER BROWNING, ADD THEM ON TOP DURING THE LAST 15 MINUTES OF BAKING IN OVEN IF DESIRED.

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About SCALLOPED POTATOES WITH FETA & FRENCH FRIED ONIONS

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American




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