Elegant Scalloped Potatoes

Elegant Scalloped Potatoes

"I wanted a different side dish one night, so I dressed up my usual scalloped potatoes with bacon, green onion and extra cheese. Microwaving speeds things up, but you can save even more time by preparing it a day early."
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30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 10 servings

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  1. Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave on high for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Cool slightly.
  2. In a saucepan, melt the butter. Stir in flour, garlic powder, salt and pepper until smooth; gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the process cheese and bacon; stir until cheese is melted. Remove from heat; set aside.
  3. Cut the potatoes into 1/4-in. slices. Place a third of the slices in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish; top with a third of the cheese sauce. Repeat layers twice. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and onions. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Footnotes

  • This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

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Excellent recipe! I followed the recipe to a tee, except for microwaving the potatoes, (since I wasn't in a big hurry) just slice potatoes, follow the recipe, and bake for 1 hour. Easy & delici...

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Was good. Next time I will add a few chopped onions.

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Excellent recipe! I followed the recipe to a tee, except for microwaving the potatoes, (since I wasn't in a big hurry) just slice potatoes, follow the recipe, and bake for 1 hour. Easy & delici...

Krista, I don't even know how to begin to tell you how totally AMAZING this dish was. This is coming from an almost non potato eating person, however, I could not stop munching on them! I did ma...

Very rich but absolutely delicious! I left out the bacon and used cheddar instead of Velveeta. The garlic powder and green onions really lift the flavours. Will be making this again for sure.

To answer the question: Don't peel the potatoes before mircrowaving them...they turn black and brown. On the second batch with the skins on, I put them in a bath of cold water and the skins peel...

This was an awesome recipe. It wasn't clear in recipe but I just left skin on potatoes and it was fine that way. I also added some fresh parmesan to the shredded cheddar sprinkled on top and i...

Loved it! I took some advise from other reviews and came up with using half processed cheese and half cheddar cheese for the sauce. I did add 1/4 tspn of Cayenne pepper and used fresh garlic i...

This one is wonderful. Over the years I have tried many recipes and all of them seem watery. Baking the potatoes in the microwave seems to eliminate this problem as the extra moisture evaporate...

i made this for christmas dinner & it was a hit! the recipe did not say whether or not to peel the potatoes. i left the peels on & everyone loved them! one thing i would change is the amount of ...

OMG! I couldn't stop licking the pan as I was making these. I used only 4 tbsp. butter (5 tbsp. flour), 2% Velveeta, and 2% milk to cut back on the fat a little. I used large red potatoes, ad...

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