Easy Crock Pot Scalloped Potatoes With Cheese Recipe

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scalloped potatoes

Scalloped potatoes were a big hit in my house when I was a kid. Hot out of the oven -- yum. They're gooey, decadent, and the perfect side on a chilly fall day. I've made them a few times since I've been an adult, and they definitely stand the test of time -- still delicious. But the one reason I don't make them very often is: They're kind of a pain to prepare. And the cleaning? No thanks.

But not when you make it in the crock pot! Everyone knows, crock pots make recipes infinitely easier -- and this one's no exception. And hey guess what? They're just as delicious.

Crock Pot Cheddar Scalloped Potatoes

Ingredients:

  • 6 potatoes (peeled and sliced)
  • 1-2 onions (thinly sliced)
  • 1/4 cup celery (leaves)
  • 1 tbsp parsley (dried)
  • 2 tbsps butter (melted)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 13 ozs evaporated milk
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese (grated cheddar cheese old or sharp)
  • 1/2 tsp paprika

Instructions:

1. Lightly grease cooker insert; layer and alternate potato slices and onion in prepared cooker. In a blender or food processor, combine celery leaves, parsley, butter, flour, salt, pepper, evaporated milk, and cheddar cheese.
 
2. Process for 1 minute or until mixture is smooth.
 
3. Pour over potatoes and onions, sprinkle with paprika.
 
4. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or on HIGH for 3-4 hours, until potatoes are tender and heated through.
 
Image via Lori L. Stalteri/Flickr

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