Easy Homemade Scalloped Potatoes

A savory side to pair with most anything, try this easy version of potato gratin.

Easy Homemade Scalloped Potatoes

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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)

Easy Homemade Scalloped Potatoes
  • 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
  • Pepper
  • 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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  1. I used 1/2 and 1/2 cream instead of milk and added 2 TB of finely chopped white onions and only rubbed the bottom of the pan with garlic and cooked covered for 1 hour and for the last bit put under the broiler to brown and crisp up the top. Reeealy good!


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