Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

  • Author: Bela
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hrs 30 min
  • Total Time: 1 hrs 45 mins
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Cuisine: American


If you’ve ever had real home-cooked cheesy scalloped potatoes, you know they’re hard to beat.



  1. 1onion, sliced into rings
  2. salt and pepper to taste
  3. 4russet potatoes, sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  4. 3tablespoons all-purpose flour
  5. 1 1/2cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  6. 1/2teaspoon salt
  7. 3tablespoons butter
  8. 2cups milk
  9. salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400°F (200 degrees C).
  • Butter an 8×8 casserole dish.
  • Arrange the potatoes and onions in the prepared baking dish, staggering potato and then onion.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a medium-size saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Mix in the flour and salt, and stir constantly with a whisk for one minute. Stir in milk. Cook until mixture has thickened.
  • Stir in cheese all at once, and continue stirring until melted and smooth, about 30 to 60 seconds.
  • Pour cheese over the potatoes, and cover the dish with aluminum foil.
  • Bake 1 1/2 hours (90min.) in the preheated oven.
  • For a crisp topping, change the oven setting to broil for 5 minutes before removing the dish