Golden Harvest Potato Bake Recipe
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Golden Harvest Potato Bake Recipe

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Pat Tomkins of Sooke, British Columbia shares the recipe for this brightly-colored casserole featuring two kinds of potatoes. “It fits well with any holiday entree,” notes Pat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:16 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 5 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 5 large carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 152 calories, 4 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 229 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.


  1. Place the potatoes, carrots, garlic and tarragon in a Dutch oven; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
  2. In a large bowl, mash the vegetables. Stir in 1/2 cup cheese, milk, eggs, vinegar, butter, salt, parsley and pepper until blended.
  3. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 25-30 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Golden Harvest Potato Bake in Taste of Home October/November 2007, p7

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Reviewed Dec. 19, 2015

"I found this a nice partner with venison, love make ahead. I did not mash the carrots to hard, all other mashed. I did make a half batch...I would make this again and so would my guest. Lovely colour. Janet. FE"

Reviewed Apr. 2, 2015

"These were good, but I would have preferred just mashed sweet potatoes and yukons. This required more work for something I didn't find that impressive."

Reviewed Sep. 25, 2012

"These are awesome - not your usual mashed potato dish, it has way more flavour with all the other veggies in it. I would increase the garlic a bit, just my personal preference. It's a good dish for entertaining cuz it's not BORING and would go well with any of your usual roasted meats."

Reviewed Mar. 26, 2012

"We had friends over last night for dinner and I made this. Everyone loved them and there weren't any leftovers! The flavor is wonderful, I used three large garlic cloves and they give good flavor. The cider vinegar definitely adds to the flavor, but you can't tell it's vinegar, it's absolutely delicious. Our friends asked for the recipe and commented that they will increase the sweet potato ratio. I might try that too, but my Dad who doesn't like sweet potatoes said they are perfect as it :) Great recipe!"

Reviewed Nov. 6, 2011

"I really don't know what this big deal is about these potatoes, I made them and they are gross, had no flavor, and I could not tell you where I had gone wrong, because I followed the recipe to a T. My mom and I were really disappointed for we were really looking forward to these. Don't waste your time making these!"

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