Classic Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes


This casserole has a short ingredient list and requires next to no hands-on time.

Active Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
8 to 10 serves

If you're looking for an easy and satisfying dish for your next holiday dinner or potluck, we've found the perfect casserole for you. This cheesy scalloped potato casserole recipe doesn't require much hands-on time and also has a short ingredient list so it comes together quickly. Stirring the potatoes every 10 minutes while they are cooking will help them cook evenly and help the dish stay creamy. And since it's made in a 13x9 dish, there will be plenty of this crowd-pleasing side dish for everyone. You'll know it's done cooking when the cheese is a nice golden-brown shade. While it's a great dish for holiday dinners, it's easy enough to make as a warm side dish for weeknight dinners.

Classic Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes
Beth Dreiling Hontzas


  • 2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 3 cups whipping cream

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped

  • 1 ½ teaspoons teaspoons salt

  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Layer potatoes in a 13- x 9-inch or 3-qt. baking dish.

  2. Stir together cream and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Pour cream mixture over potatoes.

  3. Bake at 400°F for 30 minutes, stirring gently every 10 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; bake 15 to 20 minutes or until bubbly and golden brown. Let stand on a wire rack 10 minutes before serving.


We tested with McCormick Italian Herb Seasoning Grinder.Try This Twist: Gruyère Scalloped Potatoes: Substitute finely shredded Gruyère cheese for Parmesan. Reduce parsley to 2 Tbsp. and salt to 1 tsp. Prepare recipe as directed, stirring 1 tsp. freshly ground Italian seasoning into cream mixture in Step 2.

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