CHEESY SCALLOPED POTATOES

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The cheesy scalloped potatoes below are quick to prepare and taste fantastic. Click here for the recipe for scalloped potatoes that you can print.

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Bake at 350°F. butter the pan. Place two-thirds of the potato down the pan’s bottom. in a sauce pan melt the butter and add the garlic. Cook for about 1-2 minutes. Add flour with salt and pepper. cook for another minute.
After that you’ll whisk the milk slowly until it’s smooth. Bring the mixture to a simmer (to increase the thickness) then mix in 3/4 cup of cheese until it melts. Remove from the heat.
Pour half the sauce over the potatoes. Sprinkle cheese on the top (about half cup). Place the remaining potatoes over top and sprinkle the remaining the sauce, cheese and.
Bake scalloped potatoes in the oven for about 50-60 mins (uncovered) until they’re soft and golden on the top.
I love the addition of lots of cheese to my scalloped potatoes, but you could certainly cut back in cheese, if you’d prefer. I wouldn’t remove the cheese out of it, however you can reduce it by not adding more as you like to the top. However, since it’s the time of the year so you may want to make it a big deal.

What you need

2 pounds of potatoes (thinly chopped)
1/4 cup butter
1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 1/2 teaspoons minced
3 Tablespoons of all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon of pepper
1 1/2 cups milk
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (divided)

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter an 8×8 or 7×10 pan. Then , place two-thirds of your potatoes down one side of the dish.
In a smaller saucepan on medium temperature. Add the garlic, and cook for about a minute. Mix in the flour, salt and pepper. Cook for another minute.
Reduce heat to medium-low. Slowly add the milk until it is smooth. Bring to a gentle simmer to allow it to the mixture to thicken. Stir into 3/4 cup of cheese until it is melted, then remove from the heat.
Pour half this sauce on top of the potato. Sprinkle approximately 1/2 cup of cheese on the top. The remaining potatoes should be laid over the them. Then , sprinkle the remaining sauce and cheese on top.
Bake covered for 50-60 minutes or until the potatoes are tender and the top turns golden brown.

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