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Cheesy Potato Casserole
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Scalloped Potatoes

These are truly the best cheesy scalloped potatoes! We make them every year for Thanksgiving and they’re always a hit. A cheesy potato casserole with cream, gruyere cheese, onions, shallots and tender gold potatoes. Every bite is fulll of flavor and goes so well with turkey and stuffing. They’re rich and creamy and absolutely divine!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
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Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 404kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $15


  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 2 shallots sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 lbs yukon gold potatoes
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 1/2 cups Gruyère cheese grated
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Slice shallots and onion and sauté them with olive oil and butter until tender.
    onions and shallots
  • Thinly slice the potatoes by hand or using a mandoline.
    sliced Yukon gold potatoes
  • Layer the potatoes in a 10×15 baking dish. 
  • Pour the heavy cream, salt and pepper and the sautéed onions and shallots. 
    heavy cream over potatoes
  • Fold the ingredients together using a spatula. 
    Scalloped potato recipe with cream
  • Sprinkle the grated cheese all over the top.
  • Add fresh nutmeg over the cheese. 
  • Bake for 1 hour until the potatoes are tender and the top is bubbly and golden brown.
    cheesy Scalloped potatoes


Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 433mg | Potassium: 489mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1056IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 253mg | Iron: 1mg