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Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

Easy Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped potatoes may seem like a complicated dish, but in reality, they are easy to make! It is also one of the best comfort foods you can eat! Scalloped potatoes are a staple in the south and are often served at dinner time with other side dishes such as bacon or green beans. If you want to serve these easy scalloped potatoes for dinner tonight, try this recipe out!
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 2 hrs
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people


  • Medium Sauce Pan
  • 9 x 13 Casserole Dish


  • 6 medium Russet Potatoes
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 2 ½ cups milk
  • ¼ cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. butter


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Rinse potatoes with water, peel them and then rinse them again.
  • Slice potatoes very thin.
  • Finely dice onion until you have ¼ of a cup.
  • Make cream sauce by heating 3 Tbsp. of butter over medium heat.
  • Blend in flour, salt and pepper until smooth and bubbly, stirring constantly. If it doesn't bubble quickly on medium heat, turn it up to medium-high heat for a bit.
  • Remove from heat and stir in milk.
  • Heat on medium-high until boiling and boil and stir for one minute.
  • In casserole dish layer ⅓ potatoes, ½ onion and ⅓ sauce. Repeat 3 times with no onion on the top layer.
  • Bake covered on 350 for 30 minutes, then uncover and bake another hour or longer until soft.
Keyword potatoes, side dish