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Scalloped Potato Bake

Scalloped Potato Bake
Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes Number of Servings: 8
Actual Cooking Time:1 hour Source:
Food Groups: Meat & Beans, Milk & Milk Products, Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Egg & Cheese, Vegetables
Meal Type: Dinner Entrée
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium, Good Source of Fiber
Origin: Italian
Special Features: Kids Can Help Make It , Kids Love It

With cheese..the way they like it.


3 tablespoons Butter
3 tablespoons Flour
2 cups Milk
4 or 5 large Potatoes (peeled and cut into slices)
1 large Onion, chopped
1 cup cubed, cooked Ham or bacon pieces
1/4 teaspoon Pepper
4 cups shredded Cheese (1 pound)


Melt butter in saucepan over low heat, add flour and stir until smooth. Cook 1 minute while stirring constantly. Gradually stir in milk while cooking over medium heat until thickened.
Layer 1/2 potato slices, onion, ham, pepper, cheese and white sauce in order given. Repeat second layer. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes. In order to save time, potatoes can be cooked on stove, also cheese can be melted in the white sauce.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 361
Total Fat: 10 g
Saturated Fat: 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g
Sodium: 684 mg
Carbohydrates: 40 g
Protein: 26 g
Fiber: 5 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 375 mg

Cook's Notes:

Nutrient info calculated 3/23/12 using unsalted butter, low-fat milk and reduced-fat cheddar cheese.

Children as young as 3 and 4 can help prepare this meal by scrubbing the potatoes and helping to layer them in the pan.