Breakfast | Side | Snack

Extra-Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

  • 20 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 30 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 6


  • 676


  • 44g


  • 51g


  • 19g




  • 1 ½ Tbsp Unsalted Butter, cut into pieces, plus more for brushing
  • ½ Clove Garlic
  • ½ Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • ½ Cup Shredded Asiago Cheese
  • 2 lbs Russet Potatoes, peeled, washed thoroughly and sliced ⅛ inch thick
  • 1 ¼ Tsp Salt
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 2 Cups Pasteurized Heavy Cream
  • ¼ Tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 4 Bay Leaves
  • ¼ Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • DDairy:

    Replace cheese and butter with dairy-free versions; there is no replacement for heavy cream.


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Preheat Oven & Coat Skillet Preheat oven to 425°F. Using a piece of butter, generously rub the inside of the skillet, evenly coating the bottom and sides. Rub the garlic clove over the inside of the skillet.

  • 3.

    Heat Skillet Heat the skillet over medium-high heat.

  • 4.

    Combine Cheese Combine the mozzarella and asiago cheese in a mixing bowl.

  • 5.

    Cook Potatoes To the heated skillet, spread half the potatoes to evenly cover the bottom of the skillet. Sprinkle ¾ teaspoon salt over the potatoes, half the cut-up butter, half the cheese mixture, and pepper, to taste. Layer the remaining potatoes.

  • 6.

    Add Cream & Seasoning Pour the cream over the potatoes. Sprinkle the nutmeg, bay leaves, and remaining butter pieces. Allow to simmer for 3-4 minutes.

  • 7.

    Add Remaining Cheese Sprinkle the remaining cheese mixture and parmesan cheese over the dish.

  • 8.

    Transfer Skillet to Oven Using an oven-mitt, carefully transfer the skillet to the preheated oven. (If you don’t have an oven-proof skillet, transfer the potatoes to a buttered 9x13-inch baking dish.)

  • 9.

    Bake & Serve Bake until the cheese is golden and bubbly, about 25 minutes. Allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving. Discard the bay leaves before consuming.

  • 10.

    Store Refrigerate potatoes after 2 hours. Cheesy potatoes will keep in the fridge in an air-tight container for up to 2 days.

  • 11.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from

Nourishment Notes


Nutmeg is a spice and may act as a nausea reducer. It also contains antioxidants to help protect healthy cells.

Full-Fat Dairy

Full-fat dairy products, such as cheese, cream, and whole milk, are high in calories. A high-calorie diet may be necessary if unwanted weight-loss is occurring. Dairy also provides important nutrients such as calcium, potassium, and vitamin D.

Fatigue Buster

  • Ask for Assistance

    Have a friend or family member help prepare the dish when energy levels are extra low.

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