Did You Know?
Yellow potatoes contain 810 mg of potassium. Their potassium content is higher than broccoli, bananas, and tomatoes. As such, these potatoes can help reduce the risk of hypertension and stroke and help maintain lean body mass.
Easy Homemade Scalloped Potatoes
(Makes 4 to 5 servings)
- Cooking spray
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 small yellow onion
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped
- 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
- 4 to 5 medium yellow potatoes, thinly sliced (peeling optional)
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
- 1 cup milk or soy milk
Preheat oven to 350 F. Coat 8-inch casserole dish with cooking spray.
In medium saucepan, heat oil and saute onion for 1 to 2 minutes. Add garlic and mushrooms and saute additional 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside. Line bottom of casserole dish with layer of 1/3 of the potato slices, gently overlapping like shingles. Sprinkle with pepper and 1/3 of the cheese. Add half of the sauteed veggies. Repeat potato layer, sprinkle with pepper, half of the remaining cheese, and other half of the veggies. Top with final layer of potatoes. Sprinkle with pepper and cheese. Pour the milk over the layers and bake for about 1 hour and 15 minutes. [Halfway through baking, gently press top layer of potatoes down.
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