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Mom's Scalloped Potatoes

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars

"This is the way my mother always made her scalloped potatoes. The measurements are taken from other recipes because she always just winged it, but the method is the same. The key is to heat the milk first!"
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 396 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Spread about 1/3 of the potato slices into the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Top with about 1/3 of the onion slices. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons flour over the potato and onion. Arrange 2 tablespoons butter atop the flour. Season the entire layer with salt and pepper. Repeat layering twice more.
  3. Heat milk in a saucepan until warm. Pour enough warm milk over the mixture in the baking dish so the top of the liquid is level with the final layer of potatoes.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until potatoes are tender, 45 to 60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 396 calories; 15.8 g fat; 55 g carbohydrates; 9.9 g protein; 43 mg cholesterol; 171 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I can't believe it! This is my Dad's scalloped potatoes recipe. He died when I was 11, (I'm 58 now) but one of my fondest memories as a little girl was sitting at our kitchen table together an...

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Made it. The onions over powered it and it seemed a little too runny. Otherwise tasted ok.

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I can't believe it! This is my Dad's scalloped potatoes recipe. He died when I was 11, (I'm 58 now) but one of my fondest memories as a little girl was sitting at our kitchen table together an...

I make a roux (using the butter and flour), add it to the warmed milk, and season the cream sauce with the salt and pepper. I layer the potatoes and onions to the nearly the top, slowly add the...

I make scalloped potatoes almost like this every time....however I chop the onions and add some Parmesan - layer like this....potatoes, onions, S&P, sm. chunks of butter, 1.5 Tbsp. flour, 1 Tbsp...

I used to sprinkle the four on each layer but now I put couple spoons of butter or margarine in a pot and add about 3 tablespoons of flour and melt together,then pour a little milk at a time to ...

janebp, this is my idea of scalloped potatoes. Other recipes call for so much cheese they become au gratin. This to me is a true scallop potato recipe. Very good!

The key words in the recipe above is "as needed"--and a bit less always worked for my grandmother, my mother, myself and probably my kids who are also great cooks. A roux works for me too, wit...

This is my mom's recipe too..she used to cover the dish with foil to speed up the cooking a little then take the foil off to allow browning.

Oh my Gosh - this recipe is the way scalloped potatoes should taste. I made it for our New Year's Eve dinner with meatloaf and it was Wonderful! Thanks!!

I grew up eating scalloped potatoes this way and I've tried lots and lots of other recipes for scalloped potatoes and always come back to this. They bring back such good memories. If I have ha...