Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped Potatoes

A lovely recipe for scalloped potatoes, an elegant side dish of creamy potatoes perfect for any holiday meal.

October 15, 2018

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serves for

4

total time

1 HR 20 MIN

ingredients

butter
3 tbsp
Flour
3 tbsp
Milk
3 cups
salt
1 tsp
pepper, ground
1/2 tsp
Potatoes
2 lbs
onion, thinly sliced
1
Parmesan cheese
3 tbsp
Bread crumbs
3 tbsp
butter, room temperature
1 tbsp

Preparation

Step 01
  • Preheat the oven to 375F and grease a 9 x 13 casserole dish.
  • Thinly slice the potatoes and onions, if using.
  • Make the bechamel sauce as indicated below.
  • Mix the Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, and room temperature butter in a small dish. Set aside.
  • Spread a few spoonfuls of bechamel sauce over the bottom of the casserole dish.
  • Layer the potatoes in an ornate manner. Sprinkle with the onions. Spread bechamel sauce over the potatoes. Repeat this process until the potatoes are gone.
  • Cover the casserole dish tightly with foil and bake for 40 minutes. Uncover and spread with the Parmesan and buttered breadcrumb mixture.
  • Bake uncovered for 20 minutes until beautifully golden brown. Allow to rest for 10 minutes before serving.
Step 02

For the bechamel sauce:

  • Place the butter in saucepan and let it melt.
  • Add the flour and stir it constantly for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the milk to the pot, whisking it continuously. Continue to cook over a low flame for3-4 minutes until the sauce thickens. Turn off the heat, mix in the salt and pepper. 

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