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Scalloped Potatoes Gratin in a white bowl
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Scalloped Potatoes Gratin

This recipe for Scalloped Potatoes Gratin is so easy, totally delicious and comes out perfect every time.  The secret is not just the ingredients but the technique of putting this dish together.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: #bestscallopedpotatorecipe, Scalloped Potatoes Gratin
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 188kcal
Author: Pam - Two Cups of Health


  • 1 Tsp Butter
  • 2 Large Potatoes
  • 1/4 Tsp Sea Salt Himalayan Pink sea salt preferred
  • 1/4 Tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 Tsp Smoked paprika
  • 1/4 Tsp Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Flour Wondra preferred
  • 3/4 Cup Parmesan cheese Freshly grated
  • 3/4 Cup Heavy cream
  • 3/4 Cup Milk
  • 3 Bay leaves
  • 1/2 Tsp Thyme leaves Dried
  • 2 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1/4 Tsp Nutmeg Freshly grated


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  • Butter baking dish.
  • Peel and cut potatoes into 1/8" slices.  Add potatoes to baking dish.
  • Sprinkle with salt, pepper, smoked paprika and flour.  Mix lightly to incorporate flour and spices.  Then add 1/2 cup of the grated Parmesan cheese.  Mix again lightly and level out the potatoes to ensure an even baking time.
  • Add cream and milk to a saucepan and bring heat up to medium.  Add bay leaves, thyme, garlic and nutmeg. Warm the cream just until bubbles appear.
  • Remove bay leaves and pour cream over the potatoes and sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese over the potatoes.
  • Bake 40-45 minutes until top is browned and potatoes are tender.


Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 327mg | Potassium: 74mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 645IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 0.2mg