Cheesy-Topped Mashed Potato Casserole

Cheesy-Topped Mashed Potato Casserole

Whip up this easy potato side dish in no time, with instant mashed potatoes, cheese, and a no-fuss crunchy cracker topping.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
cup hot water
1/4
cup milk
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1 1/3
cups Betty Crocker® Potato Buds® mashed potatoes (dry)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives, if desired
1/2
cup bite-size cheese crackers
1/4
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (1 oz)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. In ungreased 1-quart casserole, mix hot water, milk, 2 tablespoons butter and the mashed potato mix. Cover with plastic wrap, turning back one side to vent steam. Microwave on High 2 to 4 minutes or until moistened.
  2. Whip potatoes with fork until fluffy; stir in chives. Smooth top of potato mixture with rubber spatula.
  3. Crush crackers. In small bowl, mix crushed crackers, cheese and 2 tablespoons melted butter; sprinkle over top of potatoes.
  4. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until potatoes are hot and topping is crisp.
Makes 4 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tips
Serve these potatoes with sliced ham, and with greens tossed with mandarin oranges and vinaigrette dressing.
To crush crackers, place in food-storage plastic bag; crush with rolling pin.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 150),
  • Total Fat 16g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 230mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.