If you’ve been searching for an easy-yet-impressive side dish recipe, your search is over! Say hello to my cheesy scalloped potatoes – the perfect blend of buttery-rich potato slices and gooey grated cheese.
It’s quick and simple to prepare, requires just a few ingredients, and takes less time than ordering takeout!
So turn the oven on – it’s time to bake up some deliciousness.
What type of potatoes is best to make these Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes?
You’ll need 6 Yukon Gold or Russet potatoes. They should be evenly sliced so that way they cook evenly. You should also keep the cuts thin.
How much butter is needed for this recipe?
2 tablespoons are all you need. You can add more if you wish or swap it for oil or margarine.
What type of cheese is needed?
We love the tangy flavor of Swiss cheese in these scalloped potatoes. However, it’s fine to use your favorite cheese. Sharp cheddar is an excellent choice, but mozzarella or a combination of your multiple types of cheese will work too.
- Gold potatoes peeled and sliced thinly
- Swiss cheese shredded
- Black pepper
How to make Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe:
Step 1. Heat the oven to 375 degrees.
Step 2. Place one layer of potatoes in the bottom of a well-greased casserole dish.
Step 3. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the potatoes.
Step 4. Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
Step 5. Stir in the flour, and mix until well combined.
Step 6. Whisk in the milk, and simmer until the sauce thickens.
Step 7. Toss in the cheese and stir until it has completely melted.
Step 8. Pour half of the cheese mixture over the layer of potatoes.
Step 9. Top with another layer of potatoes and the remaining cheese mixture.
Step 10. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender and cooked through.
Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes Recipe
- 2 Tbsp. Butter
- 6 Gold potatoes peeled and sliced thinly
- 1 ½ C. Milk
- 2 tsp. Salt
- ¾ C. Swiss cheese shredded
- 1 tsp. Black pepper
- 2 Tbsp. Flour
- Heat the oven to 375 degrees.
- Place one layer of the potatoes in the bottom of a well greased casserole dish.
- Sprinkle salt and pepper over the potatoes.
- Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
- Stir in the flour, and mix until well combined.
- Whisk in the milk, and simmer until the sauce thickens.
- Toss in the cheese and stir until it has completely melted.
- Pour half of the cheese mixture over the layer of potatoes.
- Top with another layer of potatoes and the remaining cheese mixture.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender and cooked through.
PIN FOR LATER 🙂
How long does it take to bake Easy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes?
You need to cook the cheesy scalloped potatoes until the potatoes are tender, about 20-25 minutes.
What temperature should the oven be set to?
375 degrees F
How many servings does this recipe make?
You’ll get between 6-8 servings depending on how big you make each serving. It’s fine to double or triple this recipe if you use multiple pans.
Can this recipe be made ahead of time?
You can cook the potatoes ahead of time but don’t prep them ahead of time. After the potatoes are sliced, they will start turning brown because the air causes oxidation. Store in the fridge for up to 4 days in an airtight container.
What other ingredients are needed for the recipe?
- Black Pepper
- All-purpose Flour
- Swiss Cheese
Can Easy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes be frozen?
Yes, store the easy cheesy scalloped potatoes in a sealed container in the freezer for up to 3 months. Thaw and reheat before serving.
What type of dish is best to bake the potatoes in?
Any casserole dish will work well. It can be glass or metal, depending on what you have on hand.
What additional toppings can be added?
- Different kinds of cheese
- Green Onions
- Fresh Herbs
- Crumbled Bacon
How can Easy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes be served?
Serve alongside your favorite meat, such as ham, pork chops, meatloaf, or anything else you enjoy. They also go great with bread, and salads, and can even be eaten alone without other foods. They are very comforting and filling.
Can Easy Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes be reheated?
Reheat in the oven at 375 degrees F for 10–15 minutes, or until they are hot. Additionally, you can warm them up in the microwave for 1-2 minutes or until they are hot.