Best Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped potatoes are a beloved comfort food dish that never goes out of style. Creamy, cheesy, and perfectly seasoned, they make for a mouthwatering side dish that complements any main course. Whether you’re hosting a family dinner or a special occasion, these best scalloped potatoes are sure to impress with their rich and indulgent flavor. Follow this step-by-step recipe to create a dish that will have everyone coming back for seconds.

Ingredients You’ll Need:

  • 4 large russet potatoes, thinly sliced (about 1/8 inch thick)
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish, optional)

Preparation Steps:

1. Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×13 inch (23×33 cm) baking dish and set it aside.

2. Slice the Potatoes: Wash and peel the potatoes if desired, then slice them thinly using a sharp knife or a mandoline slicer. Make sure the slices are approximately 1/8 inch thick. Place the sliced potatoes in a large bowl of cold water to prevent them from browning while you prepare the sauce.



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