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Cheesy-Topped Mashed Potato Casserole

Cheesy-Topped Mashed Potato Casserole
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

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

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

Steps

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  • 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 Facts

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%
Potassium
370mg
11%
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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