Old Fashioned Scalloped Potatoes Recipe
Description: Did you have a bumper crop of spuds this year? Try this
scalloped potatoes recipe. This is recipe has been around seemingly forever.
Why, you ask? Simply because it tastes so good.
4 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/3 cup onion, finely thinly sliced
3 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 1/2 cups milk
6 cups medium potatoes, unpeeled, thinly sliced
Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
Grease 2-quart glass casserole dish with shortening (or cooking spray).
In a saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons of the butter or margarine over medium
Cook onion in butter about 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
Stir in flour, salt and pepper.
Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and bubbly.
Stir in milk.
Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute.
Spread potatoes in casserole dish.
Pour sauce over potatoes.
Cut remaining 1 tablespoon butter into small pieces; sprinkle over potatoes.
Cover and bake for 30 minutes.
Uncover; and sprinkle parsley on top.
Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes longer, or until potatoes are tender.
Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving. The sauce will thicken as it stands.
Recipe Tip: Peel the potatoes, if you must. But, the best scalloped
potatoes are unpeeled.
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