Easy Ways to Make Scalloped Potatoes

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My name is Samia and I am a food blogger. I love to cook and eat, and I love to share my recipes with others.

Hey, food lover! In this article, I’ll help you learn how to make scalloped potatoes. It is one of the most popular classic dishes out there. I learned this from a recipe book, and later it became my favorite dish.

You might be wondering where the word “scalloped” came from! The base form of this word is scallop; it stands for how the potatoes are cut. And you’ll be glad to know that this item was first made in England.

Scalloped Potatoes in short

This recipe for scalloped potatoes is easy to make. It is massively popular throughout Europe. People like to eat this potato item because it offers a great taste. You’ll love to make this dish for various occasions such as Christmas, Eid al-Fitr, Puja, and others. This dish, however, has been popular since the early 70s, beginning in 1971. 

This dish, however, has been popular since the early 1970s, beginning in 1971. Later, it started gaining popularity in other regions, like Asia, Africa, and others. It is especially popular in Japan, but the Chinese enjoy it as well. 

scalloped potatoes ingredient

Ingredients

Take a look to the list I’ve given below to make tasty scalloped potatoes for your beloved ones.

  • As it is a potato item, it must need some potatoes. Slice them thinly, and take four cups of sliced potatoes.
  • Flour is also needed. Take three tablespoons of flour.
  • Then, get three tablespoons of butter as well. It’ll increase the taste hugely.
  • Now, get one cup of cheddar cheese and grate it.
  • Take two cups of cow or goat milk.
  • Then, one dash cayenne pepper is required to enhance the flavor. You’ll notice it while eating.
  • A teaspoon of salt, you can take as your experience-wise though.
  • Take 1/2 cup of shredded cheese and top with paprika.

Equipment

  • Small sauce pan
  • A whisk
making of scalloped potatoes

This is how you’ll make scalloped potatoes step by step

However, we have come to the most anticipated part. Now, I’ll show you how to make today’s delicious potato dish scalloped potatoes.

  • Get a small sauce pan, add the butter, and melt the butter inside. Next, combine them with the flour. Leave it for two minutes.
  • Pour the milk that you have into the pan. Combine them. Use a whisk to stir.
  • And then add salt and cayenne to the dish.
  • Don’t raise the temperature. Low heat is used to slowly cook the mixture until it is smooth and boiled. Sometimes shake the mixture up.
  • Grab the cheese and stir it. Then, add it into the combination.
  • Add the potatoes to the sauce pan, starting with half of them.
  • Drizzle the cheese sauce over the potatoes.
  • To add color, sprinkle with paprika.
  • Continue the process with the rest.

FAQ

  1. What is the ideal hit for this recipe?

     Bake it at 350°F for the better result.

  2. Can I make it home?

    Yes, it can be made everywhere. Try this at home first!

  3. How long does it take? 

    It will take around a hour.

Conclusion

That’s a wrap. Here you got to know how to make scalloped potatoes. If you have anything to know, ask me in the comment section. Thanks!

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