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Old Irish Scalloped Potatoes

Sheila Dortch Stockdale

"A simple scalloped potato recipe passed down from my Irish ancestors, using ingredients you have on hand."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 316 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Arrange thinly sliced potatoes in a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  3. Layer butter slices on top of potatoes. Season with salt and black pepper.
  4. Pour half-and-half evenly over potato mixture.
  5. Bake in preheated oven until sauce has thickened and potatoes are tender, 45 to 60 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 316 calories; 19.7 g fat; 30.9 g carbohydrates; 5.4 g protein; 56 mg cholesterol; 120 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I added slightly less butter and left them in the oven for an hour. They needed a little time to "set-up", so I left them on the counter for about 15 minutes before serving. They were really goo...

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For us these were not tasty enough to justify the calories - they need finely diced or sliced onion for sure - maybe a paprika seasoning between the layers. As is these were nothing special to ...

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I added slightly less butter and left them in the oven for an hour. They needed a little time to "set-up", so I left them on the counter for about 15 minutes before serving. They were really goo...

These really are old irish, my great grandmother used this recipe. As you say, what ever you have on hand! She made these for any big meal with the family, if she had extra cheese, extra ham scr...

For us these were not tasty enough to justify the calories - they need finely diced or sliced onion for sure - maybe a paprika seasoning between the layers. As is these were nothing special to ...

Good but I layered the potatoes with thin onion slices and grated cheddar cheese. I then combined melted butter, 1/2 & 1/2 and a small pour of sherry which I then poured over the layered potato...

No Irish in my family tree, but this is a recipe my Grams taught me. She also threw "whatever you have" into the mix. But we use buttermilk (left over from the churning, no one likes to drink i...

Not all of my family likes scalloped potatoes, so I cut this recipe in half, and substituted 2% milk for the cream. In my covered casserole dish, the potatoes cooked through in about 30 minutes....

I made this recipe, and like other members, I made a few changes for our taste. I layered the potatoes with sliced butter, salt, pepper, onion powder, cooked chopped bacon, cheese, a mixture of...

Bake time is GROSSLY understated. Needs 90 minutes....not 20! Add some salt Use shredded not sliced cheese. Add some rosemary for flavoring

Made exactly as recipe was written, and the whole family loved them. Two suggestions already made by other reviewers, next time I will slice the potatoes a bit thicker as they were breaking apa...