Author: Simple Foodie

Basil-Scalloped Potatoes

Basil-Scalloped Potatoes

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Servings: 8

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Basil-Scalloped Potatoes Recipe. Delicate layers of roasted potatoes in a delicious cream basil sauce. A great side dish for a family dinner.


unsalted butter 1/4 cup
all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp
salt 1 Tbsp
basil (dry) 1 tsp
black pepper 1 pinch
milk 2 cups
Italian parsley 1/2 cup chopped
potato 6 peeled and sliced thin
unsalted butter 1 Tbsp chopped
bread crumbs 1/2 cup


  1. Preheat your oven to 325 degrees. In a small saucepan melt the unsalted butter over medium heat.
  2. Stir in the all-purpose flour, salt, basil, black pepper, and milk.
  3. Stir until the mixtures thickens and bubbles. Fold in the Italian parsley.
  4. Grease a baking dish.
  5. Ladle some of the bubbling sauce into the bottom of the baking dish and spread around to evenly coat.
  6. Layer in the thinly sliced potatoes. Pour the rest of the bubbling sauce over the potatoes.
  7. Cover with aluminum foil and place in oven. Roast for 1 hour.
  8. Uncover and sprinkle the baking dish with the bread crumbs. Dollop the unsalted butter across the top of the potatoes.
  9. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes longer till potatoes are fork tender. Let stand for 15 minutes before serving.