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Easy Creamy Scalloped Potatoes Side Dish

This easy Creamy Scalloped Potatoes side dish recipe is made with layers of potatoes and a homemade cream sauce, baked to perfection. Make this potato side dish recipe to go with this dutch oven chicken recipe, a casual dinner or holiday meal.

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Why you’ll love this recipe

This has been a family favourite recipe that I’ve enjoyed ever since I was a kid, and these Scalloped Potatoes are going to become an instant favorite at your home too. They are SO creamy and delicious!! Scalloped potatoes make the perfect side for a weekend dinner or gathering with friends since they go with just about anything.

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Flat lay. Baked scalloped potatoes garnished with fresh cilantro.

Ingredients for creamy scalloped potatoes

  • Potatoes – I use Yukon Gold
  • Nutmeg
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Flour
  • Onion; sliced
  • Butter
  • Milk

For the complete list of ingredients with measurements plus recipe instructions, please see the recipe card at the bottom of this post.

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Baked scalloped potatoes garnished with fresh cilantro.
Baked scalloped potatoes garnished with fresh cilantro.

How to make scalloped potatoes from scratch

  1. Heat oven to 350F
  2. Grease a shallow 1 1/2 quart baking dish.
  3. Spread half the potatoes over the bottom.Cooking scalloped potatoes recipe with organic potatoes.
  4. Combine salt, pepper, nutmeg and flour.
  5. Sprinkle potatoes with half of the flour mixture, and half the onions.
  6. Dot potatoes with half the butter.
  7. Spread remaining potatoes, sprinkle the remaining flour mixture, onions and dot with remaining butter. Cooking scalloped potatoes recipe with organic potatoes.
  8. Heat milk in microwave, then pour over top of potatoes.
  9. Cover and bake for 65 minutes.
  10. Uncover and bake for another 15 minutes until potatoes are fork tender.

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Baked scalloped potatoes garnished with fresh cilantro with text overlay that reads "Easy Creamy Scalloped Potatoes".

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Easy Creamy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 25 minutes

This easy Creamy Scalloped Potatoes side dish recipe is made with layers of potatoes and a homemade cream sauce, baked to perfection. Make this potato side dish recipe to go with this dutch oven chicken recipe, a casual dinner or holiday meal.

Ingredients

  • 5 medium potatoes; sliced
  • 1/8 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 tablespoon Flour
  • 3/4 cup Onion; sliced
  • 2 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 1/2 cup Milk; heated

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350F
  2. Grease a shallow 1 1/2 quart baking dish.
  3. Spread half the potatoes over the bottom.Cooking scalloped potatoes recipe with organic potatoes.
  4. Combine salt, pepper, nutmeg and flour.
  5. Sprinkle potatoes with half of the flour mixture, and half the onions.
  6. Dot potatoes with half the butter.
  7. Spread remaining potatoes, sprinkle the remaining flour mixture, onions and dot with remaining butter. Cooking scalloped potatoes recipe with organic potatoes.
  8. Heat milk in microwave, then pour over top of potatoes.
  9. Cover and bake for 65 minutes.
  10. Uncover and bake for another 15 minutes until potatoes are fork tender.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 3/4 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 204Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 591mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 4gSugar: 3gProtein: 6g

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Deborah

Monday 16th of November 2020

Easy and delicious! My kind of potatoes can't wait to try

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