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Potato Bacon Casserole

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Potato Bacon Casserole
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 5
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Take your dinner to the next level with this delicious side made special with crumbled bacon, peas and a crunchy topping.
Updated Sep 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ julienne potatoes
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 cup frozen sweet peas
  • 5 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Topping

  • 1 cup garlic croutons, coarsely crushed
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F.
  • 2
    In ungreased 8-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish, stir together sauce mix (from julienne potato box), boiling water and 2 tablespoons butter until butter is melted and sauce mix is dissolved. Stir in potatoes (from julienne potato box), half-and-half, frozen peas, bacon and Parmesan cheese. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix Topping ingredients. Stir potatoes; sprinkle topping over potatoes. Bake 5 to 7 minutes longer or until topping is golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving (sauce will thicken as it stands).

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Use whatever croutons you have in your pantry. If you have plain croutons, add 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder to the topping.

Nutrition

330 Calories, 18g Total Fat, 9g Protein, 31g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
18g
28%
Saturated Fat
10g
51%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
730mg
30%
Potassium
620mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
4g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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