Electric Skillet Scalloped Potatoes

Potatoes, onions, and cheese – the holy trinity of deliciousness, if you ask me. Scalloped potatoes is one of my most favorite dishes, as it can easily be a side dish or a main entrée if you add veggies, ham or sausage to it. The cheesy sauce that forms in the pan holds those perfectly sliced potatoes and onions together for the perfect bite. YUM.

Traditionally, scalloped potatoes are baked in the oven for about an hour or so until the potatoes have cooked through. But, if you don't want to wait a whole hour for that cheesy potato goodness, you might want to try electric skillet scalloped potatoes! Not only does it take a shorter amount of time, but the electric frying pan saves you from having to heat up your oven if you don't feel like it and keeps your stovetop free and clear for any other dishes you might be cooking.

Electric Skillet Scalloped Potatoes in a wooden dish, potatoes in the background.

Electric Skillet Scalloped Potatoes in a wooden dish.
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Electric Skillet Scalloped Potatoes

Potatoes, onions, and cheese – the holy trinity of deliciousness, if you ask me. Scalloped potatoes is one of my most favorite dishes, as it can easily be a side dish or a main entrée if you add ham or sausage to it. The cheesy sauce that forms in the pan holds those perfectly sliced potatoes and onions together for the perfect bite. YUM.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 332kcal
Author Joss D

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 - 6 potatoes, cleaned and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 ½ cups cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Melt the butter in the electric skillet over medium heat (300°F).
  • Add onions and cook until lightly browned.
  • Add the olive oil and layer the potato slices on the bottom of the skillet. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook without stirring for 5 minutes, or until the potatoes begin to brown on the bottom.
  • Add water and cook over medium low heat (250°F) for 40 min or until soft.
  • Sprinkle potatoes with cheese, turn the potatoes, and continue cooking 5 minutes, or until melted.
  • Turn off the heat and sprinkle the parsley over the potatoes. Serve.

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Nutrition Facts
Electric Skillet Scalloped Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 332 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 40mg13%
Sodium 238mg10%
Potassium 988mg28%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 820IU16%
Vitamin C 33.6mg41%
Calcium 283mg28%
Iron 7.5mg42%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information on In the Kitch is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. It may not include toppings and/or dipping sauce.

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With just a few simple ingredients and a few minutes of prep, you can have a delicious and filling dish to warm you up. For evenly sliced potatoes, try using a mandolin and adjust the thickness setting to the highest one so your potatoes don't fall apart while cooking. Also, be sure to use the hand grip tool so you don't hurt yourself!

If you're not too concerned about calories, you can swap the water out for milk, half-and-half, or cream. It makes the sauce a bit thicker and creamier, which has never been a complaint in my house. You can even try swapping the parsley out for dill, which goes great with potatoes.

Your family will love smelling the onions, potatoes and cheese cooking, and I'm sure will be waiting in anticipation for your skillet potatoes to be done. Let us know how you liked this dish and if you added any twists of your own to make it unique!

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