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Homemade Scalloped Potatoes

Perfect side dish to make!
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author Food.com

Ingredients

  • 4 cups thinly sliced potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper optional
  • 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese to sprinkle on top
  • paprika

Instructions

  1. In a small sauce pan, melt butter and blend in flour.
  2. Let sit for a minute.
  3. Add all of cold milk, stirring with a whisk.
  4. Season with salt, black pepper and cayenne.
  5. Cook sauce on low until smooth and boiling, stirring occasionally with a whisk.
  6. Reduce heat and stir in 1 cup shredded cheese.
  7. Place half of the sliced potatoes in a lightly greased one quart casserole dish.
  8. Pour half of cheese sauce over potatoes.
  9. Repeat with second layer of potatoes and cheese sauce.
  10. Sprinkle the remaining shredded cheese on top.
  11. Top with some paprika for color.
  12. Bake uncovered for about 1 hour at 350°F.