Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Updated December 01, 2016
This image courtesy of Jay Wilde

Potatoes are a great value-especially when you buy them in large-quantity bags. The cost of this entire recipe is about $3.50. That makes each serving less than 60¢  each. The captivating aroma of these potatoes baking will bring the whole family to the dinner table the first time you call.


Cooking MethodBaking



OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Family Get-together

Recipe CourseMain Course, Side Dish

Dietary ConsiderationGluten-free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free

EquipmentBaking/gratin Dish


MoodBlue, Stressed

Taste and TextureButtery, Cheesy, Creamy, Rich, Savory

Type of DishGratin


  • 1 tablespoon onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups milk
  • Salt and pepper
  • 6 large potatoes such as russet or Yukon gold
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced gluten-free ham


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 2-quart shallow baking dish. Set aside.

  2. For sauce, in a medium saucepan cook onion, chives, and parsley in butter until tender In a small bowl mix water and cornstarch; stir into onion mixture. Gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir on medium heat until thickened. Cook for 1 more minute. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  3. Alternately layer potatoes, cheese, ham, and sauce in the prepared baking dish. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for 1 hour more.

Special Health Benefits

  1. Whether you prefer red potatoes, Yukon gold, or russets, humble potatoes pack a great deal of nutrition. They are high in potassium and vitamin C.



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