About 1 cup of scalloped potatoes contains 216 calories, according to Self Magazine. There are many recipes for scalloped potatoes, but the main ingredients are butter, potatoes, cream or milk and seasonings.Continue Reading
Scalloped potatoes is a hearty side dish served hot with lunch or dinner. This casserole is high in carbohydrates and fats, but also contains plenty of beneficial nutrients and protein.
Self Magazine states that 1 cup of scalloped potatoes contains roughly 216 calories, of which 81 calories are from fat. There are about 9 grams of fat, 26 grams of carbohydrates and 7 grams of protein in a single cup of potatoes. The dish also contains about 821 milligrams of sodium, slightly more than 1/3 of the daily recommended allowance, or RDA, of salt.
On the positive side, scalloped potatoes are a rich source of potassium and vitamin C. About 43 percent of the RDA of vitamin C is present in 1 cup of scalloped potatoes, and 26 percent of the RDA of potassium is present. This dish contains a heaping helping of the B vitamins, including thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, folate and pantothenic acid and vitamin A. Other minerals present in scalloped potatoes include calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, manganese and selenium.Learn more about Nutritional Content