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Scalloped Potatoes - a classic dish with potatoes, cheesy sauce, and baked until perfection! the-girl-who-ate-everything.com

Scalloped Potatoes

These easy Scalloped Potatoes are a classic dish that you cannot go wrong with. Layers of potatoes, cheese sauce on repeat! The ingredients are simple in these Scalloped Potatoes recipe but they are the perfect side dish to Easter, Christmas, or Thanksgiving!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups thinly sliced potatoes (Yukon Gold or Russet)
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese , divided
  • paprika

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 1.5 quart baking dish (8x8 or 9x9 inch baking dish will work).

  2. In a small sauce pan, melt butter and stir in flour.
  3. whisk in the milk and season with salt and cayenne.
  4. Cook sauce on low until smooth and boiling, stirring occasionally with a whisk.
  5. Reduce heat and stir in 1 cup of the cheddar cheese.
  6. Place a half of the sliced potatoes in the baking dish. Pour half of cheese sauce over potatoes. Repeat with second layer of potatoes and cheese sauce.

  7. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese on top. Top with some paprika for color.

  8. Bake uncovered for about 1 hour at 350°F.

Recipe Notes

Source: Food.com

If doubling, use a 9x13 pan.