Scalloped Potatoes  With Cheddar

Easy to make, these scalloped potatoes with cheddar are creamy, cheesy, and full of wonderful flavors. Very tender and loaded with Cheddar Cheese.

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– 2 pounds potatoes — (I used yellow), peeled, washed and sliced into 1/8 inch rounds – 1 cup grated cheddar cheese — (I used Kraft Natural Cheese Sharp Cheddar) – 2 tbsp butter – 1 shallot — , chopped – 2 garlic cloves — , pressed – 2 tbsp whole wheat flour – 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable stock – 1 1/4 cups milk — (2%) – 1/2 tsp salt – 1/2 tsp black pepper – 1 tsp fresh thyme and more for garnishing

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400F. Grease a 9x9 inch baking dish and set aside.

Step 2

In a medium skillet melt butter over medium heat. Add shallot and cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently. Be careful not to burn it. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.

Step 3

In a small bowl mix together whole wheat flour and 2-3 tbsp chicken stock. Add the mixture to the cooked shallot. Cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the remaining stock, milk, salt, pepper and thyme. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 more minutes, or until it thickens a little, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.

Step 4

Arrange 1/2 of the potatoes covering the bottom of the baking dish. Pour 1/2 of the sauce over them. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese. Arrange the remaining potatoes on top. Pour the rest of the sauce. Sprinkle the rest of the cheese.

Step 5

Cover with aluminum foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for 25-30 minutes until bubbly and the potatoes are cooked through. Garnish with some fresh thyme. Serve.


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