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Easy Recipe for Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Recipe for Homemade cheesy scalloped potatoes

A cheesy, creamy, and lusty scalloped potato will give you the most satisfaction with the contented smile of every guest. Prepare this recipe in batch, freeze, and heat up to save time at your next party.
Course Side
Keyword scalloped potatoes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 1 tray
Author Victoria


  • 3 lbs potato
  • 1 small white onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 4 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 lime or lemon for juice
  • herb of choice


  • Prepare a bath of cold water, squeeze in lime/lemon juice.
  • Peel the skin off of potatoes, submerge them in the above acidic cold water to prevent potatoes from turning gray while you're cutting/peeling.
  • Rinse and wash all potatoes clean, then proceed to thinly slice them. You can also use a food processor that has slicing capability to save time while controlling the thickness.
  • Crush garlic.
  • Whisk to mix milk and flour.
  • In a large sauce pan over medium heat, melt butter then add crushed garlic and stir till light golden brown.
  • Add sliced onion and saute to soften for about 5 minutes.
  • Pour chicken stock in, stir to mix, bring to lightly boil.
  • Add the mixed milk/flour and adjust heat to low/simmering.
  • Now add salt, pepper and some herb to season the sauce.
  • Stir to let the sauce simmer, with lightly bubble up, remove from heat.
  • Preheat oven to 400 F.
  • Prepare a baking pan or casserole dish, lightly spray its bottom to prevent sticking if need.
  • Arrange two layers of potato slices in brick building sequence.
  • Strain and spacing all the onion over potato layer, ladle over 1/2 the sauce and sprinkle on some shredded cheese here.
  • Repeat with the other half potato slices, sauce and cheese.
  • Wrap to cover pan with foil.
  • Bake for 40 minutes then remove cover and bake for 10 -15 more minutes.
  • When done, remove pan from oven, sprinkle on your favorite herb and let cool a bit.
  • Serve warm with extra herb and cheese.