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Easy Scalloped Potato Recipe

Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

  • Author: Deborah
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Classic and creamy, this Scalloped Potatoes Recipe is a little different because it doesn’t rely on milk, cream or any canned soups. This potato recipe make the perfect addition to a holiday meal!



  • 5 large potatoes (about 30 oz), peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • paprika


  1. Preheat the oven to 325ºF. Spray a 2 1/2 quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Layer the potatoes in the baking dish. You want to make sure they are all laying flat.
  3. In a saucepan, melt the butter. Add the onions and saute until they are soft and translucent.
  4. Add in the flour and whisk to combine. Cook for a minute or two, then gradually whisk in the chicken broth, mayonnaise, salt and pepper.  Continue to cook until thick and bubbly.
  5. Pour the mixture over the potatoes. Top with the cheese, then sprinkle with paprika.
  6. Cover and bake for 2 hours, or until tender.

Recipe Notes:

Slightly adapted from

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts. Any nutritional information should only be used as a general guideline.


  • Calories: 236
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 386 mg
  • Fat: 12 g
  • Saturated Fat: 6 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 23 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 8 g
  • Cholesterol: 32 mg

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