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cheddar jack scalloped potatoes

In culinary experiments, dinner, easy weeknight meals, side dishes, vegetarian on 10.18.11 at 8:06 pm

sometimes you just gotta indulge. this is comfort food at its best.

it was one of several delish side dishes that we served on the dinner table on thanksgiving weekend. (yes, i’m still reminiscing about all that wonderful food — the turkey dinner was that¬†memorable.)¬†adapted from a recipe in taste of home, this cheesy, oh-so-rich potato dish had everyone coming back for seconds. try this simple recipe and i’m sure you will, too! :)

prep ingredients:
– 6 large potatoes (peeled, thinly sliced into scallops)
– 1 cup cheddar cheese (grated)
– 1 cup monterey jack cheese (grated)
– 1/2 cup fresh italian parsley (rough chop)

cook potatoes:
– melt 2-3 tbsp unsalted butter in a large, non-stick pot
– add potatoes and cook until slightly tender & golden brown
– sprinkle a dash of sea salt
– season w/ ground black peppercorns
– pour 1 cup skim milk over potatoes
– cover pot w/ lid & boil potatoes until milk is absorbed
– add cheddar cheese & monterey jack cheese
– melt cheese w/ potatoes, stirring frequently

food styling:
– transfer cheesy scalloped potatoes to a serving bowl
– garnish w/ fresh italian parsley
– serve warm
– pairs well w/ turkey dinner (gobble, gobble!)

adapted from taste of home

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