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Cheesy Peas and Potato Casserole

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  • 15 min prep time
  • total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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This hearty side dish casserole is also delicious made with chopped cooked asparagus or broccoli florets in place of the peas.

Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Janet Mercer
Poughkeepsie, New York

Ingredients

1
(9-oz.) pkg. Green Giant™ Frozen Baby Sweet Peas
1 1/2 cups water
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
(1.5-oz.) pkg. four-cheese Toscana sauce mix
1
cup milk
2
cups Hungry Jack® Mashed Potato Flakes
1/4
cup grated Parmesan and Romano cheese blend
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

Steps

  • 1 Cook peas as directed on package. Drain; keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine water, butter and sauce mix; stir to mix. Bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add milk. Remove from heat. Add potato flakes; with fork, beat well until potatoes are of desired consistency.*
  • 3 In ungreased 9x5-inch (1 1/2-quart) glass baking dish or 1 1/2-quart microwave-safe casserole, layer half of potatoes. Top with peas, Parmesan and Romano cheese blend and remaining half of potatoes. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Microwave on HIGH for 2 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • 1 Cook peas as directed on package. Drain; keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine water, butter and sauce mix; stir to mix. Bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add milk. Remove from heat. Add potato flakes; with fork, beat well until potatoes are of desired consistency.*
  • 3 In ungreased 9x5-inch (1 1/2-quart) glass baking dish or 1 1/2-quart microwave-safe casserole, layer half of potatoes. Top with peas, Parmesan and Romano cheese blend and remaining half of potatoes. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Microwave on HIGH for 2 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

*For stiffer potatoes, stir in a few more potato flakes. For creamier potatoes, stir in a little more milk.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2/3 Cup
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
790mg
790%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
13g
13%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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