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!


  • 6 medium russet potatoes
  • 1 medium yellow onion, cut into thin strips
  • 1 cup fat-free half and half
  • ½ cup reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded and divided
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


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

Recipe credited to Diabetes Food Hub. Check out the recipe HERE

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Yield: 6
Serving Size: ⅔ cup
Calories: 160
Sugar: 5 grams
Sodium: 120 miligrams
Fat: 2.5 grams
Saturated Fat: 1.5 grams
Carbs: 29 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Protein: 6 grams
Cholesterol: 5 miligrams

American Diabetes Association

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