How to Make Old Fashioned Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

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Scalloped Potatoes Recipe Description

Did you have a bumper crop of spuds this year? Try this old-fashioned scalloped potatoes recipe. This recipe has been around seemingly forever. Why you ask? Simply because it tastes so good.

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Scalloped Potatoes Recipe Ingredients

4 tablespoons butter or margarine

1/3 cup onion, finely thinly sliced

3 tablespoons flour

1 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

2 1/2 cups of milk

6 cups of potatoes, unpeeled, thinly sliced


Directions on How to Make Scalloped Potatoes

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350°F.

  2. Grease a 2-quart glass casserole dish with shortening (or cooking spray).

  3. In a saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons of butter or margarine over medium heat.

  4. Cook onion in butter for about 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.

  5. Stir in flour, salt, and pepper.

  6. Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and bubbly.

  7. Stir in milk.

  8. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir for 1 minute.

  9. Spread potatoes in a casserole dish.

  10. Pour sauce over potatoes.

  11. Cut remaining 1 tablespoon butter into small pieces; sprinkle over potatoes.

  12. Cover and bake for 30 minutes.

  13. Uncover, and sprinkle parsley on top.

  14. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes longer, or until potatoes are tender.

  15. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving. The sauce will thicken as it stands.

  16. Serve hot.

Recipe Tip: Peel the potatoes, if you must. But, the best scalloped potatoes are unpeeled.

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