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Cheesy-Topped Mashed Potato Casserole

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4
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Whip up this easy potato side dish in no time, with instant mashed potatoes, cheese, and a no-fuss crunchy cracker topping.

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

Expert 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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
10g
49%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
1g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
4%
4%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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