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Lightly Scalloped Potatoes

Per Serving

Lightly Scalloped Potatoes

Makes: 8 servings
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Calories 140
Fat 2.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars 5 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 210 mg
Potassium 470 mg
Protein 7 g
Phosphorus 170 mg
Choices: Starch 1.5, Fat 0.5
  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 50 minutes
  • Standing Time: 20 minutes


Nonstick cooking spray
1/4 cup diced onion
1 clove garlic, minced
2 1/2 tsp. flour
1 (6-oz) can fat-free evaporated milk
3/4 cup fat-free milk
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
4 1/2 cups thinly sliced red potatoes, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar or Swiss cheese
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  2. Spray a nonstick saucepan with the cooking spray, add the onion and garlic, and sauté until tender. Add the flour and mix well. Add the evaporated milk, milk, salt, and cayenne pepper. Cook until slightly thickened, stirring constantly, about 2 minutes.
  3. Coat a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray. Alternate layers of potato, cheeses, and sauce in the dish.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes, or until bubbly and golden brown. Let stand for 20 minutes before serving.

Recipe adapted from Complete Month of Meals Collection: Hundreds of Diabetes-Friendly Recipes and Nearly Limitless Meal Combinations. Available at shopdiabetes.org, 800-232-6733, or bookstores nationwide.


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