Scalloped Potatoes for Two
Since I sometimes have to cook for just me, I've been on a search for recipes that make enough for just one or two people. So when I came across this one in the TOH 2002 Annual Recipes that was sent in to them by Edith Jennings of Prarie City, Iowa, I knew I had to try it.The time for peeling the potatoes has been included in the prep time. I guess if you wanted to speed up the time it takes to prepare this recipe, you could slightly cook the potatoes in the microwave or on the stove top. The addition of the French Fried Onions was my idea. Sumitted to " ZAAR " on October 21, 2009.
- Ready In:
- 1hr 15mins
- 2 medium potatoes, 2 1/2 cups peeled, washed, and thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 cup milk
- 1⁄4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 teapoon ground black pepper
- 1⁄4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1⁄4 cup French-fried onions (optional)
- paprika (optional)
- Place potatoes in a greased 1 quart baking dish, set aside.
- In a small pan, melt margarine and then add flour cook until the flour taste disappears ( About 3 to 4 minutes ).
- Add the milk a little at a time, bring to a boil then reduce heat and stir until slightly thickened.
- Add cheese,salt, pepper, and worcestershire sauce and stir until cheese is melted.
- Cool sauce slightly, pour over potatoes.
- Cover potatoes and bake for 25 minutes at 375 degrees, remove cover and top with french fried onion, and paprika.
- Bake for another 20 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.
- Let " rest " for 10 minutes, so sauce will thicken.
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The cheese sauce is very good but the cooking time and the potatoes are taking much longer to get soft and editable. I would suggest you put oven on 400-475 degrees for the time you suggest. I have had to cook this for over one hour and thirty minutes. Otherwise, I would have given this a five star review.