- 2-1/2 pounds potatoes (about 8 medium), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
- 8 thick-sliced bacon strips
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
- 3 cups (12 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
- 4 green onions, chopped
- 1/3 cup chopped green pepper
- 1/3 cup chopped sweet red pepper
- 1-1/2 cups reduced-fat mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/2 teaspoons chili powder
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
- Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until tender.
- In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until partially cooked but not crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain; set aside.
- Drain potatoes and transfer to a large bowl; add the tomatoes, cheese, onions and peppers.
- In a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, lime juice, seasoned salt and pepper; add to potatoes and gently stir to coat. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Coarsely chop bacon; sprinkle over the top. Sprinkle casserole with chili powder.
- Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cilantro. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 12 servings (2/3 cup each).
Reviews for Durango Potato Casserole
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"Sorry, but my family thought this casserole tasted like hot potato salad. Not a favorite and won't make again."
"If there is any left...my family loves it even cold..I also add sour cream .Sooo goodgood"
"Made this for a family reunion and every loved it and asked for the recipe."
"<p>This recipe is pretty good. Could use more seasoning in the mayo mixture. I did put some in but will add more next time because it is worth making again.</p>"
"Absolutely delicious! Well worth any pans or dishes you have to wash! Any dish worth making is easily overlooked by having to clean up afterwards. I just clean as I cook, doesn't bother me at all. Definitely adding this recipe to my collection!"