Low Calorie Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes

Low Calorie Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes

This low calorie recipe for scalloped potatoes is easy to make, and low in calories.

We made this scalloped potatoes recipe for only 141 calories! It’s great for holiday gatherings, or for a nice Sunday dinner side dish.

Low Calorie Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes

I made these easy scalloped potatoes low in calories with the help of olive oil spray (in place of butter) sharp cheese (you need less cheese when it’s sharp!) and unsweetened almond milk.

But don’t worry, it’s a versatile recipe. And if you prefer to use whatever milk or cheese you have on hand, you can still make this au gratin potatoes recipe tonight.

Below you will find all you need to make low calorie scallop potato recipes… including a shopping list, how to guide and a printable recipe card.

Low Calorie Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes

This recipe for scalloped potatoes homemade is easy, low in calories, and completely delicious!

We make this cheesy scalloped potatoes recipe easy by keeping the ingredient list low. This will help keep costs low as well. See the shopping list below, as well as the how to guide and scalloped potatoes calories and nutrition.

Here’s What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients for Homemade Scalloped Potatoes (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Scalloped Potatoes
  • Low Calorie Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes (recipe card!)
  • Scalloped Potatoes Calories and Nutrition

Along with recipes for scalloped potatoes, you’ll find a shopping list, printable recipe card, and calories and nutrition for this recipe for au gratin potatoes.

To make this scalloped potatoes easy, we’ve included a shopping list and printable recipe card below…

Ingredients for Homemade Scalloped Potatoes

In this section you’ll learn how to make this homemade scalloped potatoes with cheese recipe low in calories and without butter.

This is the best scalloped potatoes recipe for those looking to cut calories without sacrificing flavor. We still make these scalloped potato recipes with cream, but it’s an easy homemade cream and as low in calories as possible.

Low Calorie Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes

I recommend taking a screenshot of the scalloped potatoes shopping list so you have them available to you the next time you go to the grocery store.

Shopping List for Scalloped Cheesy Potatoes:

  • Olive Oil Spray
  • Onion
  • Flour (or Gluten-Free Flour)
  • Unsweetened Almond milk
  • Potatoes 
  • Low-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper

We make these homemade scalloped potatoes cheesy without adding extra calories. We do this by using sharp cheddar. The sharper the cheese, the more cheese flavor… So we can cut the amount of cheese and thus the calories, without changing the flavor.

Below you will find the guide on how to make scalloped potatoes… and further down a printable recipe card with all of the measurements, times, and nutrition.

How to Make Scalloped Potatoes

This recipe for au gratin potatoes can be made Gluten-free with one swap… Simply swap out the flour for Gluten-free one to one flour.

Below you will learn how to make potato scallops recipe, and in the section below in the homemade au gratin potatoes recipe with cheese recipe card can be shared on social media so it’s always available to you.

Low Calorie Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes

This scalloped potatoes recipe is easy and great for holiday gatherings. If you want to take it to a gathering just skip the last step and broil it when you reach your destination.

How to Make Scalloped Potatoes:

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Lightly coat a 9×13 baking dish with olive oil spray.
  3. Heat a skillet over medium heat, spray with olive oil and add in the onion. Cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in flour, then slowly add in milk. Finally, add in the potatoes. Mix and bring to a boil.
  5. Stir in 1/2 cup cheese, salt and black pepper.
  6. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish. Cover with foil and place in the oven.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes, remove the foil and bake for 1 hour more.
  8. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Place back in the oven and broil for 2-5 minutes (watch closely) then remove from the oven.
  9. Cool 5 minutes before serving.

This recipe for cheesy potatoes makes a great meal prep side dish as well. It goes great with holiday ham, roasted turkey and even a chicken breast on a weeknight… It’s not just for holidays.

In the next section you’ll find all of the directions, times, measurements and nutrition for this low calorie recipe for au gratin potatoes in one place.

Low Calorie Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes

This homemade au gratin potatoes recipe is great for holiday dinners, Sunday family meals, or meal prep.

We cut the calories with the help of olive oil spray, sharp cheddar, and almond milk… This has shaved off over 150 calories per serving!

Low Calorie Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes

Low Calorie Recipe for Scalloped Potatoes

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This low calorie recipe for scalloped potatoes is low in calories and easy to make!
These scalloped cheesy potatoes (also known as an Au Gratin Potatoes Recipe) are only 141 calories! You only need 5 ingredients -not counting salt and pepper- to make this homemade scalloped potatoes with cheese recipe.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 25 mins
Cooling time 5 mins
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, French
Servings 8 servings
Calories 141 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • Olive Oil Spray
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 -2 tablespoon flour
  • 2 cups Unsweetened Almond milk
  • 2 pounds potatoes peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup shredded low-fat sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ⁄4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Lightly coat a 9×13 baking dish with olive oil spray.
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat, spray with olive oil and add in the onion. Cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in flour, then slowly add in milk. Finally, add in the potatoes. Mix and bring to a boil.
  • Stir in 1/2 cup cheese, salt and black pepper.
  • Pour mixture into prepared baking dish. Cover with foil and place in the oven.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, remove the foil and bake for 1 hour more.
  • Remove from the oven and sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Place back in the oven and broil for 2-5 minutes (watch closely) then remove from the oven.
  • Cool 5 minutes before serving.

Notes

Nutrition

Calories: 141kcalCarbohydrates: 20.5gProtein: 5.1gFat: 4.6gSaturated Fat: 2.4gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 409mgPotassium: 541mgFiber: 3.3gSugar: 1.9gCalcium: 165mgIron: 1mg
Keyword holiday, potatoes, Side Dish
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