White and Sweet Scalloped Potatoes

Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 50 mins

I found these in a fall Insider magazine when looking for Thanksgiving dinner ideas, and they were an instant hit. The white potatoes nicely balance the stronger flavour of the sweet potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium saucepan melt butter then cook leeks over medium heat until softened, about 3 minute Increase heat to medium-high, add cream, broth and thyme, stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until liquid reduces to about 1 1/3 cups, about 5 minute Stir in salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  3. Using a sharp knife or mandolin, thinly slice potatoes into rounds. In a 2-qt baking dish, starting with white potatoes as the base, alternately layer potatoes, switching directions for each layer. Pour sauce evenly over the potatoes and bake, covered with aluminum foil, 1 hour 30 minute Uncover, sprinkle with cheese and bake until cheese is melted and bubbly, about 20 minute.