Better Homes & Gardens
Creamy Scalloped Potatoes
You can always count on scalloped potatoes to make simple dinners spectacular! And you can count on this easy recipe to result in the creamy and rich scalloped potatoes everyone craves.
2 hour, 5 mins
- 1 cup chopped onion (1 large),
- 2 cloves garlic, minced,
- ¼ cup butter or margarine,
- ¼ cup all-purpose flour,
- ½ teaspoon salt,
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper,
- 2½ cups milk,
- 8 cups thinly sliced red, white, long white or yellow potatoes (about 2 1/2 pounds),
For sauce, in a medium saucepan cook onion and garlic in hot butter until tender. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Add milk all at once. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly.
Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a 3-quart rectangular baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange half the sliced potatoes in the prepared baking dish. Top with half the sauce. Repeat layers.
Bake, covered, for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake for 40 to 50 minutes more or until potatoes are tender. Let stand, uncovered, for 10 minutes before serving.
All recipe ingredients should be cooked to a safe internal temperature according to USDA guidelines. After preparing a recipe, please store any leftovers in the refrigerator.