Creamy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

Indulge in this creamy and comforting scalloped potatoes recipe that’s perfect for any occasion. Layers of thinly sliced potatoes baked in a rich and flavorful sauce create a dish that’s sure to please everyone at the table.

Ingredients:

  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with butter or cooking spray.
  2. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the sliced onion and cook until softened, about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Stir in the flour and cook for another 2 minutes, stirring constantly to make a roux.
  4. Gradually whisk in the milk until smooth. Cook and stir until the sauce thickens, about 5-7 minutes.
  5. Remove the saucepan from heat and stir in 3/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese until melted. Season the sauce with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika to taste.
  6. Arrange half of the sliced potatoes in the prepared baking dish. Pour half of the cheese sauce over the potatoes, spreading it evenly.
  7. Layer the remaining potatoes on top, then pour the rest of the cheese sauce over them.
  8. Sprinkle the remaining shredded cheddar cheese over the top.
  9. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.
  10. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender and the top is golden brown.
  11. Garnish with chopped parsley before serving. Enjoy your creamy scalloped potatoes as a delicious side dish!

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