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Potato Cheddar Cheese Recipe

The potato Cheddar cheese recipe will surprise you because of it's great taste. Bacon it's an optional ingredient, but it can make a difference in terms of flavor.

Cheddar cheese scalloped potatoes

If you want a substitute for bacon, you can use ham. You don't like meat at all? You can try some paprika, or any other seasoning you like.

The grated Cheddar cheese and potatoes (of course), are the main ingredients for this recipe.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Servings: 6


  • 5 Russet potatoes (medium size, already peeled and sliced)
  • 2 slices of turkey bacon (cooked and crumbled, optional)
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese (to use as topping)


  1. Before preparing the potato recipe, be sure to preheat oven at 350 degrees F (177°C).

  2. First, in a small pot or sauce pan, melt the butter and mix in the flour.

  3. Butter for scalloped potatoes Butter and flour sauce

  4. Then add milk while stirring with a whisk.

  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Keep cooking the sauce on low heat, stirring occasionally, for 1 or two minutes.

  7. Add the Cheddar cheese to sauce and keep stirring with a whisk.

  8. Cheddar cheese sauce

  9. Grease a casserole dish and place half of the sliced potatoes.

  10. Scalloped potatoes first layer

  11. Pour half of the sauce over the sliced potatoes.

  12. Scalloped potatoes with sauce
  13. Then, add the second layer of sliced potatoes.

  14. Add the rest of the sauce. 

  15. The cheese sauce should cover the potatoes completely.

  16. Add the rest of the grated cheese as topping.

  17. Sprinkle crumbled bacon (optional).

  18. Scalloped potatoes before baking

  19. Bake for about 1 hour and 15 minutes at 350 degrees F (177°C).

  20. Potato cheddar cheese ready

The Cheddar cheese recipe is a success every time!

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