Cheesy Mashed Potato Casserole

This cheesy mashed potato casserole provides a delicious accompaniment to any meal - a perfect side dish.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
teaspoons butter or margarine
8
medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
1
medium yellow or orange bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
3
cups hot water
1
cup half-and-half or whole milk
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1
box (7.2 oz) roasted garlic mashed potato mix (2 pouches)
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2-quart casserole with cooking spray.
  • 2 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt 2 teaspoons butter over medium-high heat. Cook onions and bell pepper in butter 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; set aside.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water, half-and-half and 1/4 cup butter to boiling; remove from heat. Stir in both pouches of potatoes and seasoning just until moistened. Let stand about 1 minute or until liquid is absorbed. Beat with fork until smooth.
  • 4 Spoon 1 1/3 cups of the potatoes into casserole; top with half of the onion mixture and 3/4 cup of the cheese. Spoon another 1 1/3 cups potatoes over cheese; carefully spread to cover. Sprinkle evenly with remaining onion mixture. Top with remaining potatoes; carefully spread to cover. Sprinkle with remaining 3/4 cup cheese.
  • 5 Bake uncovered about 30 minutes or until hot.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    296
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    12g,
    12%
    ),
    Sodium
    749mg
    749%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    21g
    21%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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