Easy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes
The Perfect Side Dish for Your Dinner or Holiday Meal! Fresh Hand Cut Potatoes Smothered in a Homemade Cheese Sauce and Baked Until Golden Brown!
- 2 lbs russet potatoes peeled and sliced 1/4'' thick
- 1/4 c. butter
- 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
- 1 1/2 c. half & half
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 8 oz freshly grated cheddar cheese
- 1/4 c. freshly grated mozzarella cheese
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Grease 9x13 inch baking pan with non-stick spray. Set aside.
In a medium-size saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Mix in the flour and salt, and stir constantly with a whisk for one minute. Stir in half and half. Cook until mixture has thickened, 2-3 minutes. Stir in cheddar cheese all at once, and continue stirring until melted, about 30 to 60 seconds.
Place half of sliced potatoes in bottom of prepared baking dish. Top with half of the cheese sauce. Repeat layers. Top with mozzarella cheese.
Bake 1 1/2 hours in the preheated oven.
Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 589mg | Potassium: 571mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 675IU | Vitamin C: 6.8mg | Calcium: 305mg | Iron: 1.6mg