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Wooden spoon scooping easy cheesy scalloped potatoes out of a white baking dish
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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!
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 55 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 363kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

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