"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Grandma's Famous Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Eleanor Swartz
Added: Sunday, February 13, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 medium potatoes
3 Tbsp. butter
1/3 c. diced onion
3 Tbsp. flour
2 c. milk
2 Tbsp. red pimento
1 c. diced Veleveta cheese
2 more Tbsp. butter
salt and pepper
dash of paprika

Directions:
Directions:
Peel and thinly slice about 6 medium potatoes- keep in cold water. Drain well. In skillet mely 3 tbsp. of butter and 1/3 c. diced onion. Saute a few minutes and then add 3 tbsp. of flour- stir well and when cooked a little add about 2 c. of milk and salt and pepper. Then add 2 tbsp. of diced red pimento. Cook until thick- add about 1 c. of diced Velveta cheese and turn off heat- stir until cheese is melted. Drain potatoes well and put in buttered, oven-safe dish. Pour sauce over potatoes- should be well covered (may add more milk if needed). Dot with about 2 tbsp. of butter and sprinkle with Paprika on top. Bake at 350 degrees for about 1 hour or until potatoes are tender.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Although no one will be able to make this as well as Grandma, these will still be the best potatoes you've ever had!

 

 

 

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