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Scalloped Potatoes

Our Scalloped Potatoes recipe is the perfect side dish for just about every kind of meal. Made using heavy cream, onions, and potatoes make this a creamy potato side dish perfect for a holiday or weeknight meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: scalloped potatoes
Servings: 10
Calories: 77kcal


  • 6-8 potatoes medium
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 heavy cream
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 9x13 baking dish and set aside.
  • Peel and slice potatoes into large coins, about an ⅛ inch thick.
  • In a saucepan, over medium heat, melt 3 tablespoons of butter. Add in onion and cook until translucent. Add in the flour and whisk to combine. Add the milk and cream and heat to a low boil and stir for one minute. Add garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Layer potatoes in a baking dish, overlapping as necessary.
  • Pour cream sauce on top of the potatoes. Dot with 1 Tablespoon of butter, cut into pieces. Bake covered for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the cover and bake another 40 minutes, until the top is golden brown, and the potatoes in the center are tender. Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.


Calories: 77kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 289mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 203IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg