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Scalloped Potatoes Recipe


scalloped potatoes recipe

Scalloped Potatoes

Stephanie Gallagher

Scalloped potatoes make a great special occasion side dish, because they can be made in advance, they go with everything and everyone loves them. To make this recipe easier, look for pre-sliced potatoes (such as Simply Potatoes) in the refrigerated section of your supermarket.

Serve these potatoes with one of your favorite meatloaf recipes or baked halibut.

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Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes

Yield: 6-8 servings


  • 2 lbs. Yukon Gold potatoes or pre-peeled and sliced refrigerated potatoes (such as Simply Potatoes)
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded Swiss or Gruyere cheese
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2-1/2 cups half and half


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 2-quart baking dish or gratin dish with cooking spray.

  2. Use a food processor fitted with the slicing blade, a mandolin (compare prices), or a knife to peel and cut potatoes into 1/8- to 1/4-inch thick slices.

  3. Place one-third of the potatoes in the bottom of the dish, overlapping if necessary. Top with 1 teaspoon of the garlic, salt, and pepper, and 1 cup of the shredded Swiss or Gruyere cheese.

  4. Repeat the layers: One-third of the potatoes, 1 teaspoon of the garlic, salt, pepper and 1 cup of the shredded Swiss cheese.

  5. Place the remaining potatoes over the cheese. Top with the Parmesan cheese. Pour the half and half evenly over the potatoes.

  6. Place the baking dish on a cookie sheet, cover, and bake 1 hour.

  7. Remove cover and bake another 30 minutes until golden and bubbly.

Let potatoes rest 10 minutes before serving.

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