Dinner Recipes

Best Scalloped Potatoes

This easy scalloped potatoes recipe is a favorite! Tender potatoes in an easy creamy sauce make the best ever potato side dish!
This easy recipe for Scalloped Potatoes is one you will make again and again. Extremely creamy and cheesy potato perfection!
When I think of Scalloped Potatoes, I think of family get-togethers, holidays, and unforgettable super creamy cheesy potatoes.
Scalloped Potatoes are usually reserved for those special occasions because they are a little more time-consuming than say.
Mashed potatoes or a potato casserole but are probably more delicious than them both because they are laced with a homemade, buttery cream sauce, browned onions, and topped with cheddar cheese.


4cups thinly sliced potatoes
3tablespoons butter
3tablespoons flour
1 1⁄2cups milk
1teaspoon salt
1dash cayenne pepper
1cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
1⁄2cup grated cheese, to sprinkle on top


In a small saucepan, melt butter and blend in flour.
Let sit for a minute.
Add all of the cold milk, stirring with a whisk.
Season with salt and cayenne.
Cook sauce on low until smooth and boiling, stirring occasionally with a whisk.
Reduce heat and stir in cheese.
Place half of the sliced potatoes in a lightly greased one-quart casserole dish.
Pour half of the cheese sauce over the potatoes.
Repeat with the second layer of potatoes and cheese sauce.
Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top.
Top with some paprika for color.
Bake uncovered for about 1 hour at 350°F.
Smartpoints: 10