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scalloped potatoes in a white casserole dish.
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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Having the potatoes cut super thin through a mandolin, helps with laying flavor on flavor. This is cheesy potato goodness that's almost like a casserole. The ultimate Holiday side dish.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 374kcal


  • 6-8 peeled potatoes
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 cups white cheddar
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella
  • Salt to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Using a mandolin, slice the peeled potatoes evenly.
  • In a medium saucepan over high heat, melt the butter and then stir in the all-purpose flour.
  • Add the fresh garlic and cook for an additional 30 seconds.
  • Stir in the milk and then lower the heat to medium.
  • Once the sauce thickens, turn off the heat and add the nutmeg, salt, cheddar, and mozzarella.
  • Place 1/4 of the potatoes in a greased baking dish, pour over 1/4 of the béchamel sauce, sprinkle 1/4 of the remaining cheese and then repeat until you reach the top.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 1 hour or until the potatoes are fork tender.
  • Remove the aluminum foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes or until the cheese is golden brown.



Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 387mg | Potassium: 831mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 710IU | Vitamin C: 18.6mg | Calcium: 494mg | Iron: 5.6mg