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Butter-Free, Milk-Free Creamy Scalloped Potatoes

Butter-Free, Milk-Free Creamy Scalloped Potatoes

New-fashioned creamy scalloped potatoes made without butter or milk!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 122kcal


  • 2 yellow onions , sliced thin
  • 3/4 c . water
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 t . dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 t . sea salt
  • 2 T . olive oil
  • 2 pounds red potatoes , sliced thin
  • cheese , optional (see Notes)


  • Combine onion, water, garlic, spices, and salt in a large frying pan. Cover and simmer everything for 20 minutes until the onions are very soft.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Remove the bay leaves.
  • Blend the onion mixture with the olive oil until smooth.
  • In a large bowl, gently toss the sliced potatoes with the onion sauce.
  • Pour the potatoes into a well-oiled 9-inch baking dish.
  • Top the potatoes with as much or little or no cheese as you like.
  • Cover the dish with foil and bake for 60-70 minutes, until potatoes are fork tender.
  • Uncover and bake for another 10-15 minutes until the top is golden.
  • Cool a bit and serve!


Fat: 3.7 g Carbs: 20.9 g Sugar: 2.3 g Protein: 2.5 g; WW SmartPoints: 4; Nutrition facts don't include cheese, as it is subjective.


Calories: 122kcal