DIY: Scalloped Potatoes

 

Chef Lou is not shy about sharing her wonderful recipes. Today, we are sharing one of our favorites. We’ve served variations of this for dinners, small parties, and even a wedding reception. The potatoes are cooked perfectly in a blend of cream and cheese.

 

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The smell that emanates as this dish cooks is absolutely mouth-watering!

 

Layered Scalloped Potatoes

Lou Crandall
Makes 1 hotel pan or 2 9X13 pans

 

Ingredients
Potatoes 8 lb- peeled, sliced into 1/8” slices
Milk, 1 & 1/3 cup
Heavy Cream, 6 cups
AP Flour, 6 TBLS
Garlic, 4 cloves or 2 tsp minced
Onion, 6 green
Salt, 2 tsp
Pepper, to taste
Butter, ¼ cup, softened
Cheese, 8 cups (combination of cheddar, Jack, Parmesan, and Creamy Gouda)

 

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Peel and cut potatoes into 1/8 “ slices.  You may cover them in water and put them in the fridge if you don’t have time to assemble and cook the potatoes right away.  Just make sure all the potatoes are completely covered in water – whatever is out of the water will turn brown.  Change the water daily if you have to keep them for a long time.

Next, put all of the milk and 1 cup of the cream into the blender.  Add the flour, garlic, salt, and pepper.  Blend to eliminate any lumps.  Add the rest of the cream and mix well.  Set aside.

Next, use the soft butter to grease the pan.  Then, put ½ cup of the cream mixture on the bottom of the pan.  Cover this with potato slices, slightly overlapping each other.  Sprinkle the layer lightly with sea salt and then pour 1 cup of cream sauce over the potatoes.  Cover this with one cup of cheese and about 1 tsp small sliced green onions or chopped herbs.  Repeat all the layers until there are no more ingredients left.

Sprinkle the top with 2 cups of cheese and green onions for color.  Cover and bake for 2 hours at 400 degrees.

 

Comments

  1. Tammy Barnett says:

    Thankyou for sharing!

  2. Michelle Olsen says:

    Yum! Looks awesome! Now just to find an excuse to make these!

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