There are many potato side dishes, from Perfect Baked Potatoes to Oven Roasted Potatoes. But nothing says comfort food quite like creamy scalloped potatoes (except perhaps creamy buttery potatoes).
What are Scalloped Potatoes? The term ‘scallop,’ which is used to describe how a potato is cut, is thought to have originated in England. Layer thinly-cut potatoes in a casserole dish, then cover them with seasoned onion cream and bake. This is how you get this delicious scalloped potato recipe.
Red potatoes Yukon potatoes (or red potatoes) have soft skin that doesn’t need to be peeled and they retain their shape well. Idaho potatoes and Russet potatoes are also good choices, but they tend to be more fragile (but still taste great).
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Cream Sauce A quick cream sauce made from flour, buttermilk, and broth. You can add cheese to the sauce by taking it off the heat and adding a few shredded kinds of cheese. The sauce will heat and melt the cheese.
Seasonings The basic seasonings for this recipe are salt, pepper, and onion. You can add your favorite herbs, such as rosemary, thyme, and parsley.
How To Make Scalloped Potatoes?
It is time-consuming to make scalloped potatoes from scratch, but it is very easy. True scalloped potatoes don’t have cheese but we do sometimes add some!
- Slice potatoes and onions thinly.
- Make homemade sauce
- Layer potatoes, onions, and sauce. Bake covered.
- Bake the potatoes for a few more minutes.
Important: Cook for 20 minutes before you serve to let the sauce thicken.
What Goes Well With Scalloped Potatoes
Although the term “scallop” is believed to have originated from England, it is simply a description of how a potato is cut. Layer thinly-sliced potatoes in a casserole dish, then cover them with seasoned onion cream sauce before baking. This is how you get this delicious scalloped potato recipe.
Cornish hens are good with scalloped potatoes.
Any kind of poultry will go well with scalloped potatoes. The perfect accompaniment to poultry, including chicken, turkey, duck, goose, and pheasant is scalloped potatoes. You can cook the meat in any way you like: steamed, fried, or grilled. A piece of meat arranged alongside the potatoes can be a great visual treat.
Another great accompaniment to scalloped potatoes is a juicy steak that has been cooked to perfection. You can use any steak cut you like: flank, skirt, or t-bone. You can also try the brisket and prime rib, tenderloin, kabobs, tenderloin, and rib roast. You can also make meatballs with or sans sauce, or a meatloaf made of ground beef or ground chuck.
A pork roast is a complement to scalloped potato.
Another accompaniment for scalloped potatoes is ham. Ham and scalloped potato can be prepared in any way you like, including without gravy. They go together like butter and popcorn. You can also try different types of pork like a lean pork chop, or a few juicy kielbasa sausages. You can also use other types of pork sausages.
A tower of scalloped potatoes looks great next to a fish. Since the potatoes don’t have a strong taste, almost any fish can be used. To ensure that the fish has the right flavor to match the creamy potatoes, marinate it before you cook it. You can season the fish with herbs and spices. Tuna, shark, and salmon are all options.