Finish adding the milk, then increase the heat to medium high. Despite their omnipresence, scalloped potatoes have always been my least-favorite side. This post contains some affiliate links, which means that I make a small commission off items you purchase at no additional cost to you. It’s in the oven and waiting to take it out in a while. Hi Sharlie, this recipe does use a slow cooker to make the scalloped potatoes. Slow-cooking sliced potatoes in cream soup gives you a scrumptiously easy side dish. My secrets for making wholesome meals you'll WANT to eat. Increased it by 50% – 11 potatoes, 3 c of milk, etc. It was  one of those nights when you rush in the door at dinner time and need it to put itself on the table. A layer of paper towels under the lid absorbed the moisture that had made prior versions soupy, and high heat cooked the potatoes evenly. I am going to try this adding some cheese and onions! hi can I use Half & half for the milk? But I have always called my Mother wonderful cheesy potatoes Scalloped Potatoes anyway. I have a recipe that uses half & half. I am planning to cook this recipe for Scalloped Potatoes. Perfection. I made this dish for Easter and everyone loved it! They require an oven but that is not for me. WRONG. I need to feed 10 people who love potatoes. They were easy and cheesy!! I hope you enjoy it if you give it a try! Just LOOK at that cheesy top and creamy sauce! Sprinkle the flour over the top, then whisk constantly until it turns a golden color and smells nutty, about 1 minute. Does that matter? I hope you enjoy it! I recommend using full-fat cheese for the recipe, as it melts the most evenly. (I’m VERY sensitive to lactose but I’m OK with the old, hard cheeses. (I love my Rada Cutlery Cook’s Knife for this job.). I usually do homemade scalloped potatoes in the oven, but this time I needed to make them early in the day. […] Christmas with my in-laws! Your email address will not be published. ), dumped it out, and made Crock Pot Honey Carrots instead. Hooray! Notify me of replies to my comment via email. Season with salt and pepper. Put in the potato slices. While many scalloped potato dishes I’ve tried are swimming in a greasy, thin sauce that’s 99% heavy cream yet mysteriously bland (I’m still not sure how this is possible, but it’s true), the sauce for these Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes is rich, cheesy, and packs real pizzazz from the use of fresh garlic, nutmeg, and dreamy white cheddar. I love to know what you are making! Drape a triple layer of paper towels over the top of the slow cooker so that the sides of the paper towels overhang the edge, then cover the slow cooker with the lid over the top of the paper towels. Save oven space with creamy, CHEESY Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes! Im really short on time as Im working in the morning. I didn’t use the sweets but only because of family member preference. My next attempt was this Thanksgiving. Thanks! Do not stir. I actually would not recommend this—transferring the slow cooker insert from the fridge to the base can case it to crack from the temperature change. These Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes can be made with all sweet potatoes or all Yukon Gold (the white potatoes) if that’s your preference, but honestly I loved the blend of both. thanks. Can’t wait to try that version! And the signature scalloped potato sauce? For me scalloped potatoes do not have cheese. Let cook, stirring constantly, until the sauce bubbles and thickens, about 6-8 minutes. I used a 3qt crockpot and small russets instead of reds, sliced with my favorite chef knife. (I haven’t tried it myself, but you could try a potato mix like in this recipe. but i want to do it in the crock pot. I guess I might be picky about because I don’t like cheese. Easy crockpot recipe that combines regular potatoes and sweet potatoes for the BEST flavor. Thank you for this recipe. Call it a Christmas miracle or crock pot destiny, but I have the recipe ready for you at last. Thanks for taking the time to leave this review! I have a question about the nonfat. Can whole milk be used in place of the nonfat milk? I’m glad they were a success, Susan. Avoid pre-shredded cheeses, as they have a powdered coating that prevents caking and thus may not melt properly and can even make the potatoes greasy. This looks really delicious. Follow @wellplated on Instagram, snap a photo, and tag it #wellplated. Hi Jan! Thank you for this wonderful scalloped potato recipe. Whisk in the hot milk. do I have to heat it? This Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes recipe is something special, using both buttery Yukon Gold potatoes AND sweet potatoes. Melt the butter over medium heat in a skillet. Can you make scalloped potatoes from signature scalloped potatoes in a crock pots? Thank you! Also, I had 12 people, so I doubled it, stirring gently a couple of times. For this recipes you make a white sauce, which is typically made with milk. Slice thinly. This is a trial run for in-law dinner this weekend :). Making Scalloped Potatoes with Sweet Potatoes, peeled, 1/4-inch-sliced (about 1 pound or 3-4 medium potatoes)*, peeled, 1/6-inch-sliced (about 3/4 pound or 2 medium/large potatoes—slice these slightly thinner than the Yukon Gold potatoes)*, about 1 1/2 to 2 teaspoons, plus 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon for the sauce, about 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons for the potatoes, plus 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon for the sauce. Hi Chris, my estimate is that the recipe serves 6 to 8 as a side. Have a nice day everyone! I hope you enjoy all the recipes you try! The Well Plated Cookbook is now available! I’d love to make it for Easter dinner this year. I served it with a roast ham glazed with pineapple/orange/banana juice and studded with cloves, broccoli normandy on the side. Taste and add additional salt and pepper as desired. I just ‘assembled’ it. Scalloped Potatoes have been assigned mandatory attendance at my family’s holiday meals. If I wanted cheese in it I would search for au gratin potatoes and not scalloped. If more than four of us are gathering, you better believe some version of a cheesy potato recipe is bubbling away in a casserole dish nearby. I agree with you both. Time-saving recipes that everyone will LOVE. I first started working on these Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes last Easter., I always recommend grating your own nutmeg from. My family loved them. © 2010 - 2020 Well Plated by Erin. Do you recall how much half and half you used to cover? Required fields are marked *. Hi, I'm Erin Clarke, and I'm fearlessly dedicated to making healthy food that's affordable, easy-to-make, and best of all DELISH. You can also add cooked, diced ham, cooked bacon pieces, or even sautéed mushrooms. Generously coat the inside of a 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Any idea what you put in? These carrots and this Crock Pot Creamed Corn never fail me! Weekly Meal Plans - All Slow Cooker and Traditional - January 13 - Eat at Home, Dark Chocolate Cranberry Almond Snack Mix, About 2 lbs. April 28, 2011 by Tiffany King 25 Comments. It is wonderful to find someone who knows the difference in scalloped potato and au gratin potato recipes. That might have something to do with it. I would like to point out that this is a recipe easily tweaked for those of us who are lactose intolerant and had thought we said goodbye forever to scalloped potatoes. I have another scalloped potatoes recipe that can be prepped the day ahead—here’s the link if you’re interested! Seemed right size for my 5 qt slow cooker. Also, the liquid didn’t cover the potatoes. I guessed on the salt – 1/2 tsp. Create an account to easily save your favorite projects and tutorials. Again, look for 0g of sugar to assure you are safe.) My crockpot is 6 quart, but this would fit in a smaller one. I was not happy with the sauce separation. Most people do not understand the difference between scalloped & au gratin. The addition of sweet potatoes were a delicious surprise! Once the potatoes are tender, uncover and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and remaining thyme. (See recipe notes if using a smaller slow cooker.). Generously coat the inside of a 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Add 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. These were way better than any I’ve made in the oven and the convenience of being able to do the prep ahead of time and using the oven for other dishes while the slow cooker did the work were just icing on the cake! Can I use a crock pot somehow instead? Making the simple change of integrating sweet potatoes with the regular “white” potatoes gives the dish a much more interesting flavor profile.