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sharp cheddar scalloped potatoes

Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

I am a huge fan of scalloped potatoes, going way back! This recipe is so cheesy and creamy, it's just gotta be good! Recipe & photo: 11-13-14

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For sharp cheddar scalloped potatoes

  • 1/4 c
    (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1/3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground mustard
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper
  • 2 c
  • 1-1/2 c
    (6 oz.) shredded sharp white cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 c
    (6 oz.) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 6 c
    thinly sliced peeled yukon gold potatoes (about 2 lbs.)
  • 2 sm
    onions, finely chopped

How To Make sharp cheddar scalloped potatoes

  • 1
    In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt, mustard, and pepper until blended. Cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned. Gradually whisk in cream. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, combine cheeses. Layer a third of the potatoes, a third of the onions and 3/4 cup of the cheese mixture in a greased 3-qt. baking dish. Repeat layers twice. Pour sauce over top; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 3
    Bake in a preheated 350º oven, covered, for 45 minutes. Uncover; bake 25-30 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender and top is lightly browned.