Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes

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Potatoes are an almost perfect food for their nutrition and versatility in the kitchen. This recipe for Slow Cooker Scalloped Potatoes show cases just one of the very, very (yes, two very’s; potatoes deserve them) many ways that you can make potatoes. They are a great food.

Potatoes can be boiled, baked, broiled, fried, and prepared as mashed, sliced, diced, minced, re-baked, and in many other ways. They are always delicious. And nutritious. Potatoes are a low calorie food, running around 100 (or so) calories in a modest sized potato. They have no sodium, no cholesterol and zero fat. They are loaded with plenty of vitamins including vitamin C and lots of minerals. In fact, potatoes have more potassium than bananas. One other great thing about potatoes is that when you make them with the skin on (which you can do most of the time) you give your family loads of fiber. Fiber is one nutritional component that we often fall short of in a day. So keep the skins on your potatoes.

Scalloped potatoes are easy to make with this recipe, which draws on a commercial soup to help things go quickly and smoothly. There are plenty of easy seasonings that you almost certainly already have in the house that are added to give the scallops loads of taste and interest. Why are they called scallops? The history is a bit vague, but it may have been a simple play on words that went wrong! But, do we care? They are delicious, no matter what name you give to them. Eat potatoes today, and make them a regular part of your family’s food plan (with the skins on!). Enjoy!

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