Still scratching your head over what to bring to the next potluck? We have two words for you: scalloped potatoes. Richly laden with cheese and hearty potatoes, these French-inspired spuds are a surefire way to ensure you’re going home with an empty dish. Take your pick of one of these recipes and walk away the potluck star.
15 ways to scallop those potatoes
Parmesan Scalloped PotatoesSeek out either Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes to create this calorific delight topped with Italian favourite, Parmigiano-Reggiano. You'll need about six medium spuds and more than a couple of hours in the gym to work it all off. But it's worth it, we promise.
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Bacon-Wrapped Potato PieYour eyes are not deceiving you. This really is a recipe for scalloped potatoes neatly tucked into a shell of bacon (Thank you Chef Michael Smith). What makes it even better is the touch of garlic and shredded cheese that meld the potato slices together.
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Mexican Scalloped PotatoesLaced with salsa- and taco seasoning-infused beef, this recipe takes scalloped potatoes from humble side to meaty main. Blogger Ashley's two-year-old gave it a “Yummy" rating and we attribute that to the three cups of cheese.
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Scalloped Potatoes with Caramelized Onions and GruyereNutty Parmesan and Gruyere cheeses team up in this version for a slightly lighter version made with stock instead of milk or béchamel sauce. The sweetly caramelized onions and finish of woodsy rosemary ensure that every bite is still loaded with flavour.
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Creamy Pumpkin & Cheddar Scalloped PotatoesDon't wait until Thanksgiving to bring this beauty to the table. The star player is the pumpkin puree that gets whisked into silky béchamel sauce before it is layered with russet potatoes and shredded Cheddar. So easy!
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Scalloped Potato GratinAll the indulgent recipes making you feel too naughty? Blogger Natasha's recipe will get you back on the nice list thanks to her skinnier version that minimizes the calories but maximizes all the taste. So go ahead and indulge in a generous portion.
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Herb Scalloped Sweet Potatoes with Bacon & GruyereUsing vibrant sweet potatoes doesn't just switch things up, it takes this beloved side to a whole new level of delicious. The secret is the herbed cream infused with bay leaves, garlic, herbs, cayenne (and more) that the potatoes happily absorb.
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Homemade Scalloped Potatoes with Goat Cheese & GarlicButtery Yukon Gold potatoes, earthy goat cheese, fragrant garlic and piney rosemary—we ask, what more could you want? Okay, blogger Erin throws in a cheesy “lid" of Parmesan as well to round off this gourmet version of the classic dish.
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Scalloped Hasselback PotatoesIf you're all about pictures and presentation, this recipe is for you. It's less fussy since the potato slices don't need to be arranged, but the “hasselbacking" of the spuds will take some patience. Load on the infused cream and cheese and watch magic happen.
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Vegan Scalloped PotatoesThe creamy, rich texture of these potatoes begins with a base of a cashew-miso-tahini sauce before it's layered with onions and thyme. An extra dimension of decadence is sprinkled over in the form of vegan mozzarella for gooeyness in every bite.
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Slow Cooker Scalloped PotatoesForget the béchamel sauce, cream, milk or stock. Cream of potato soup and sour cream partner up with paprika and Worcestershire sauce to dress up red potatoes before they gently cook into a velvety (delicious) mess with cheddar cheese. Sigh!
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Pork & Scalloped Potatoes CasseroleMain and side cooked together? Sign us up! We like that blogger Judith includes tips on how to improve on the recipe, from adding in some Parmesan to using evaporated milk for a creamier sauce. Bonus: She shares slow cooker instructions as well.
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Four Cheese Garlic Scalloped Potatoes“It's heavenly," writes recipe creator Rachel. And how can it not be when it has two kinds of cheddar, Parmesan and Gruyere baked in? A hint of garlic and a kick of red pepper flakes tie all the cheesy goodness together. We'll have seconds, please.
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Scalloped Potatoes & HamThis is a great way to use up leftover ham, but we're tempted to buy a small one just so that we can experiment with this recipe. However, it does take almost two hours from start to finish, so it's probably a good idea to reserve making it on the weekend.
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Two Potato ScallopPretty isn't it? Get your sweet-salty fix thanks to the combination of sweet potatoes bathed in cream and a crusty topping of Parmesan, butter and breadcrumbs. It goes with everything from rotisserie chicken to fish, so don't save it for a special occasion.
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Cream Cheese Scalloped PotatoesWe're down with anything that's described as “cheesy potato perfection". Not only is there cheese in the thyme and mustard-scented sauce, but the whole casserole gets dotted with bits of cream cheese before being baked. Gooey, rich, comforting—we like it!
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