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Creamy Scalloped Potatoes

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 6
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This rich and creamy (and easy-to-prepare) side dish may be your favorite part of the meal!
Updated Feb 8, 2018
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  • 6 medium boiling or baking potatoes (2 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
Make With
Gold Medal Flour


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and side of 2-quart casserole.
  • 2
    Scrub potatoes; peel if desired. Cut into 1/8-inch slices to measure about 4 cups.
  • 3
    Melt 3 tablespoons butter in 2-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion in butter about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and bubbly; remove from heat.
  • 4
    Stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute.
  • 5
    Spread potatoes in casserole. Pour sauce over potatoes. Dot with 1 tablespoon butter.
  • 6
    Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Onion chopping is fuss free when you use 1/4 cup frozen chopped onion instead of fresh.
  • tip 2
    Add even more flavor by using one of the many pepper seasoning blends available in place of the 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.


230 Calories, 6 g Total Fat, 7 g Protein, 40 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories from Fat
Total Fat
6 g
Saturated Fat
4 g
15 mg
480 mg
690 mg
Total Carbohydrate
40 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
7 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
2 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • Need a simple side dish for dinner tonight? Creamy scalloped potatoes are an excellent addition to the table. This recipe calls for ingredients you may already have in your fridge and pantry, which is our favorite type of recipe. The prep time is just 10 minutes, with lots of hands-off time, so you can make the rest of dinner after these creamy scalloped potatoes are in the oven. Love scalloped potatoes? Betty’s got plenty of other options where this recipe came from. And when you just don’t want to think about your side dish, there’s always Betty Crocker Potatoes products to help out on busy nights.
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