Creamy Scalloped Potatoes

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Full of the flavors of garlic and fresh thyme, these potatoes will satisfy your craving for comfort food. Made with milk instead of heavy cream, this healthy scalloped potato dish will be your go-to potato recipe for any occasion. Low-fat cheese gives it a bit of flavor and a crispy top, but feel free to leave off the cheese if you’re trying to cut back; you’ll be surprised at how delicious these potatoes are on their own!

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Creamy Scalloped Potatoes

Comforting and hearty, these scalloped potatoes will be the highlight of any meal.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Yield 6 people
Serving Size 0.5 cup
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 2 cups milk whole
  • 4 garlic cloves peeled and smashed
  • 2 tablespoons thyme leaves fresh
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 pounds potatoes thinly sliced
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese low-fat, shredded
  • salt to taste
  • ground pepper fresh, to taste


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Put all of the ingredients except for the potatoes and cheese in a saucepan and heat over medium-low heat. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Layer the potatoes in a casserole dish, seasoning with salt and pepper between layers. Pour the milk over the top and cover with foil. Bake for 45 minutes and remove from oven.
  • Top with the cheese and bake for 15-20 more minutes, until cheese is browned and bubbly.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 159mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 9
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian

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