Low-Fat Scalloped Potatoes

Yield:
6-8 servings
Level:
Easy
Ingredients
Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly butter a 3-quart baking dish. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil; add the potatoes and cook until just tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Drain the potatoes and return to the pot.

Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the flour with a wooden spoon to make a paste. Cook, stirring, until the paste puffs slightly, about 1 minute. Gradually whisk in both milks and simmer, whisking constantly, until thickened, about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and whisk in 1/2 teaspoon pepper, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and the nutmeg. Pour the sauce over the potatoes and gently toss to coat.

Transfer the potato mixture to the prepared baking dish and sprinkle with the gruyere. Bake until heated through, about 10 minutes. Switch the oven to the broiler setting and broil the potatoes until browned on top, about 5 minutes. Let rest 10 minutes before serving.

Per serving: Calories 290; Fat 7 g (Saturated 4 g); Cholesterol 22 mg; Sodium 546 mg; Carbohydrate 46 g; Fiber 3 g; Protein 10 g

Photograph by Andrew Mccaul


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My roux needed more flour (my bad?). I ate a serving, added more salt and pepper, broiled 5 minutes more. Added fresh green peppers, chives. Broiled again. With these changes, it's very good. item not reviewed by moderator and published
You can substitute the gruyere cheese with swiss cheese item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is awesome!! I added shredded cheese to the milk mixture as well as on top. A big hit with us!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Our family loved these just as much as regular scalloped potatoes. I thought they were very flavorful. My only recommendation is to cook the potatoes in the boiling water a little less - maybe about 5 or 6 minutes until they just soften. I cooked them 8 minutes, and they were too tender and falling apart when I gently mixed them with the cream sauce. I LOVE that these are so much healthier than regular scalloped potatoes and that they cook a lot quicker! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were just awful, flavorless and a complete waste of time. I was mortified that I served these to a guest. item not reviewed by moderator and published
we liked it and my husband is a very picky eater! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This was so delish!! The only thing I will say is that I halved the recipe (because there are only 3 of us and the potatoes did not need to boil for 8 minutes. They fell apart, unfortunately. Next time, I will boil them a little less so they stay in tact. These were SO good!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
It wasn't out of this world good but it wasn't a trash can dish item not reviewed by moderator and published
Easy and yummy! I added sauteed onions and carrots. I didnt have nutmeg so I had to go without... item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made them last night and they were perfect and delicious! My husband had 3 helpings.......best part is they were so easy to make! Not one bad thing to say about this recipe! I will say if you like a little more "spice" you may want to add more but I eat all my food on the "plain" side, so these were prefect for me. My husband likes more "spice " in his food, but he loved these potatoes they way I made them.... item not reviewed by moderator and published

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