Best Scalloped Potatoes

This easy scalloped potatoes recipe is a favorite! Tender potatoes in an easy creamy sauce make the best ever potato side dish!


4cups thinly sliced potatoes

3tablespoons butter

3tablespoons flour

1 1⁄2cups milk

1teaspoon salt

1dash cayenne pepper

1cup grated sharp cheddar cheese

1⁄2cup grated cheese, to sprinkle on top


In a small saucepan, melt butter and blend in flour.

Let sit for a minute.

Add all of the cold milk, stirring with a whisk.

Season with salt and cayenne.

Cook sauce on low until smooth and boiling, stirring occasionally with a whisk.

Reduce heat and stir in cheese.

Place half of the sliced potatoes in a lightly greased one-quart casserole dish.

Pour half of cheese sauce over potatoes.

Repeat with second layer of potatoes and cheese sauce.

Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top.

Top with some paprika for color.

Bake uncovered for about 1 hour at 350°F.



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