Vortex Air Fryer Scalloped Potatoes

These air fryer scalloped potatoes are super yummy and easy to make!

Simply create the sauce and dice the potatoes. Cover and bake!

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Air Fryer Scalloped Potatoes

This Air Fryer scalloped potatoes recipe is our spin on a classic recipe prepared in the air fryer!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Rest Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings

Equipment

Ingredients  

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ large onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • ½ cups milk or cream
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 pounds yellow potatoes about 6 medium potatoes, sliced about ⅛" thick
  • ½ teaspoon salt or to taste
  • teaspoon pepper or to taste

Instructions 

  • Preheat the air fryer to 400°F. Grease an 8-inch pan or one that will fit in your air fryer.

Potatoes

  • Toss potatoes with olive oil in a large bowl and place in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Cook for 8-10 minutes until softened. This may need to be done in batches, depending on the size of your air fryer. Set aside.

Sauce

  • Melt butter, onion, and garlic over medium heat. Cook until onion is softened, about 3 minutes. Add flour and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Whisk in chicken broth and milk a little bit at a time until smooth. Continue stirring until the sauce thickens. Let boil 1 minute. Stir in salt and pepper.

Assembly

  • Place ⅓ of the potatoes in an even layer in the bottom of the pan. Pour ⅓ of the cream sauce over top.
  • Repeat layers ending with cream sauce. Cover with tin foil and place in the air fryer basket. Reduce the temperature to 375°F and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Uncover and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes or until golden brown and heated through.
  • Allow to rest for 15 minutes before serving.

Notes

Leftover potatoes will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. 
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 223mg | Potassium: 1021mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 424IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine French

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What is the Difference Between Scalloped and Au Gratin Potatoes?

The most common difference is that scalloped potatoes are cooked in cream and au gratin potatoes are baked with cheese.

Can you slice potatoes ahead of time for scalloped potatoes?

Yes if sliced and then placed into a pot of cold water, bring to a boil for 1-2 minutes till the slices have a rubbery consistency, this blanching will help stop the oxidation process.

Do you peel scalloped potatoes?

It is not necessary to peel the potatoes when using Yukon Gold or Baby Potatoes. If using Russet Potatoes, be sure to peel your potatoes as the skins are tough.

Can You Freeze Scalloped Potatoes?

These potatoes will keep in the fridge for about 4 days and reheat well in the microwave! If you want to freeze them longer, yes, scalloped potatoes can be frozen!

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  1. 5 stars
    I Want to see how you get these dishes out of your air fryer without burning yourself. Show us a video on how to do it. Even if you use a 8 inch dish how to get it out without burning yourself.