Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes
There is no better combination than cheese and potatoes, this wonderfully saucy dish is a winner that's for sure.
cheesy scalloped potatoes, cheesy scalloped potatoes recipe, scalloped potatoes with cheese
cream (whipping cream)
heavy cream, low fat half & half - your choice)
a good handful of fresh parsley
tied with cooking twine.
peeled and crushed
(russet or any favorite potato of your choice) peeled & sliced
salt and freshly ground black pepper
grated parmesan cheese
plus more for topping
grated white cheddar
butter for greasing the pan
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Grease a casserole dish with butter.
In a saucepan, heat the cream with the bay leaf, parsley, and garlic and simmer for 5 minutes.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Using a slotted spoon, remove the bay leaf, garlic and parsley. Mix in the Parmesan cheese and set aside.
Slice the potatoes and add them to a large bowl. Pour the cream over potato slices. Mix to coat the potatoes. Mix gently to incorporate.
Add the mixture to the casserole dish and spread the mixture evenly over the dish.
Top with some Parmesan cheese & the cheddar, cover the dish with aluminum foil (making sure the foil is not laying directly onto the cheese), and bake for 30 minutes.
Remove the foil and bake another 10 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
For extra texture
, top your scalloped potatoes with cheese, and breadcrumbs
Always make sure your potatoes
are sliced to a similar thickness, this helps the dish to cook evenly.
Add diced bacon
, bacon makes everything better!
Experiment with different cheeses
, there are no hard and fast rules for this dish.
Have fun with it!
Thank you for visiting Erren's Kitchen!