Scalloped potatoes are a traditional and comforting dish made of thinly sliced potatoes baked in a creamy and cheesy sauce. It’s an excellent side dish for a variety of meals. Here’s a recipe for scalloped potatoes to get you started:


– 4 cups thinly sliced ​​potatoes

– 3 tablespoons of butter

– 3 tablespoons of flour

– 1 1⁄2 cup milk

– 1 teaspoon of salt

– 1 dash of cayenne pepper

– 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese

– 1⁄2 cup grated cheese, to sprinkle on top

– Paprika


– In a small saucepan, melt the butter and stir in the flour.

– Leave to rest for a minute.

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

– Season with salt and cayenne pepper.

– Cook the sauce over low heat until smooth and boiling, stirring occasionally with a whisk.

– Reduce the heat and stir in the cheese.

– Place half of the sliced ​​potatoes in a lightly greased 1-quart casserole dish.

– Pour half of the cheese sauce over the potatoes.

– Repeat with the second layer of potatoes and cheese sauce.

– Sprinkle the rest of the cheese on top.

– Garnish with a little paprika for color.

– Bake uncovered for about 1 hour at 350°F.

Scalloped potatoes go well with many different main dishes, including roasted meats, grilled chicken, and baked fish. They are best served hot. Enjoy this traditional side dish’s creamy and cheesy goodness!