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Mozzarella Mashed Potato Remix Recipe

Mozzarella Mashed Potato Remix Recipe

Here’s a yummy way to finish off the extra mashed potatoes. The gooey cheese, creamy potatoes and golden crust blend perfectly for a match made in taste bud heaven.—Rosemarie Weleski, Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 cups mashed potatoes (with added milk and butter)
  • 1-1/4 cups cubed part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • 1. Grease a 1-1/2-qt. baking dish and sprinkle with bread crumbs; set aside.
  • 2. In a large skillet, saute the onions, celery and pepper in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Remove from the heat; stir in mashed potatoes and cheese cubes. Transfer to prepared baking dish and sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 319 calories, 19 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 546 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 12 g protein.