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Scalloped Potatoes

Potato dishes are a common holiday item. Serve this creamy potato side at your holiday dinner. No one will even know it’s a “healthy” version of scalloped potatoes!

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 2/3 cup

  • Calories 160
  • Carbohydrate 29 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Fat 2.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.5 g
  • Sugar 5 g
  • Dietary Fiber 2 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Sodium 120 mg
  • Potassium 550 mg

This Recipe Serves 6

Ingredients

6 medium russet potatoes
1 medium yellow onion, cut into thin strips
Nonstick cooking spray
¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup fat-free half-and-half
½ cup shredded, reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese, divided

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Peel potatoes and slice into thin rounds. 
  2. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and sauté onions and potatoes over medium-high heat until the onions turn clear. 
  3. Spray a pie pan or 8-inch round cake pan with cooking spray. 
  4. Place a thick layer (about half) of the potatoes and onions in the bottom of pan.
  5. Add salt and pepper to half-and-half. Pour ½ cup of the half-and-half over the potatoes. Sprinkle ¼ cup of the cheese on top. 
  6. Add remaining potatoes and pour ½ cup half-and-half over the potatoes and top with remaining cheese. 
  7. Bake for 40 minutes or until potatoes are soft.

From Healthy Calendar Diabetic Cooking, 2nd Edition by Lara Rondinelli-Hamilton, RD, LDN, CDE, and Chef Jennifer Bucko Lamplough

Diabetes-Friendly Meals for the Holidays

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