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Dutch Oven Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped potatoes baked in a dutch oven

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Recipe for Dutch Oven Scalloped Potatoes

Do you love good Dutch Oven Scalloped Potatoes as much as I do?

The kind that are creamy with a fabulous gravy that’s easy to make?

And cheesy too of course.

This Dutch Oven Scalloped Potato dish is all that and more. It’s an easy side dish to make while camping, on a day trip or home doing some dutch oven cooking.

It’s always a winner and a favorite for all ages. 


Be Sure to Get Your Helpful and very Useful 2-page Dutch-Oven Cheat Sheet 


Dutch Oven Scalloped Potatoes


1 pound good bacon, diced into bit sized pieces

2 medium onions, chopped

2 Tablespoons garlic, minced

5 pounds potatoes, peeled and sliced

2 – 10.5 oz. cans of cream of mushroom soup, or your preference

12 oz. can of evaporated milk

1 cup of sour cream

1 1/2 Tablespoons of Worcestershire Sauce

1 1/2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar

2 teaspoons Montreal Steak seasoning

1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

1/2 teaspoon salt, or according to taste


16 oz. (1 pound) of grated cheddar chese



Start you charcoal, using a 12″ dutch oven as directed HERE [2], (along with all the basics you’ll need to know!) place 16 briquettes on the bottom; heating until hot. 

Add in the bacon and fry until brown.

Dutch Oven Scalloped Potatoes

Add in the onions and continue to cook until the onions are translucent.

Add in the garlic and cook for 2 minutes.

Dutch Oven Scalloped Potatoes

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the: 2 cans of soup, evaporated milk, sour cream, Worcestershire sauce, balsamic vinegar, Montreal Steak seasoning, Smoked Paprika and salt.

Add in the potatoes.

Pour the soup mixture over the potatoes and stir gently to coat evenly.

Recipe for Dutch Oven Scalloped Potatoes

Place the dutch oven lid on the top. With the 10 briquettes on the bottom, put 16 on the top. As the coals are turning completely white and burning out, add more as needed.

Stir gently every 15-20 minutes; for about 60 minutes total or until the potatoes are tender and done.

Then sprinkle on the cheese.

Dutch Oven Scalloped Potatoes

Place the lid on and melt until all bubbly.

Dutch Oven Scalloped Potatoes


Dutch Oven Scalloped Potatoes

Be Sure to Get Your Helpful and very Useful 2-page Dutch-Oven Cheat Sheet 


Recipe by Carrie Groneman, Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2015, 2018

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