Everyone enjoys scalloped potatoes for the the holidays, but have you ever tried our creamy gravy scalloped potatoes recipe? You guys, this is truly one of the most outstanding recipes for scalloped potatoes you’ll ever have. If you love gravy as much as we do and scalloped potatoes even more, you’ll love this combination of two of the worlds favorite foods! Thin slices of potatoes cooked slowly in our cream gravy recipe topped with some cheese will result in a magical casserole of creamy gravy scalloped potatoes goodness.
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We’ve made several batches of these scalloped potatoes and shared it with colleagues, neighbors and the UPS delivery guy. They all raved about how delicious, flavorful, tender and creamy these potatoes were. Everyone agreed it was one of the best if not THE BEST scalloped potatoes they ever had. Every bite is loaded with savory and tender potatoes dripping with gravy. Give it a try anytime you have a craving for scalloped potatoes and you’ll see why we’re over the moon with one of our favorite Thanksgiving scalloped potato recipes ever! When you’re making this scalloped potatoes recipe, just make sure to slice the potatoes thin and most importantly, evenly with consistent cuts. You don’t want to have a mix of thin and thick slices because the casserole won’t cook evenly. Be careful and try to cut them thin with a mandolin or sharp knife (we highly recommend using a cut-safe glove with a mandoline).
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When you’re making this scalloped potatoes recipe, just make sure to slice the potatoes thin and most importantly, even with consistent cuts. You don’t want to have a mix of thin and thick slices because the casserole won’t cook evenly. Be careful and try to cut them thin with a mandoline (we highly recommend using a cut-safe glove with a mandoline) or sharp knife.
- 3 pounds Potatoes , peeled and sliced thin
- 1/4 cup Butter , plus extra for buttering baking dish
- 3 cloves Garlic , minced
- 1/4 cup Flour
- 1 cup Chicken Stock or Beef or Vegetable Stock
- 2 cups Milk
- 1 1/2 teaspoons Kosher Salt , or to taste
- Fresh Cracked Black Pepper , to taste
- 2 cups shredded Cheese , divided
- Optional - chopped Italian Parsley for garnish
Preheat oven to 375°F. Butter an 9”x13” baking dish. Set aside.
Heat a skillet over medium heat. Melt the butter and then add the garlic. Cook until softened, about 1 minute.
Whisk in the flour until smooth and cook for about 20 seconds. Slowly whisk in the chicken stock until well combined. Whisk in the milk and then season to taste with salt and pepper. Continue to cook, stirring regularly until it comes to a gentle boil and slightly thickens, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
Layer 1/2 of the potatoes in the prepared baking dish, making sure to separate slices. Top with half of the gravy. Layer about 1/2 of the cheese over the potatoes.
Top with the remaining potatoes (making sure to separate slices). Top with remaining gravy and cheese.
Cover the pan with aluminum foil. Bake for 45 minutes, the remove foil and bake uncovered for about 30-35 minutes or until top is golden and potatoes are cooked through. If desired, top with chopped parsley and serve warm.