Topped Taters Recipe
Topped Taters Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Leftover mashed potatoes don't have to be plain and boring. Simply stir in sour cream and onions and top with cheese for a creative new way to serve taters.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 3 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 3/4 cup sour cream, divided
  • 3 tablespoons sliced green onions with tops, divided
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 291 calories, 14 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 631 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 9 g protein.


  1. Combine the potatoes, 1/4 cup of sour cream, 1 tablespoon green onions and the garlic salt; mix well. Spoon into a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Uncover, spread with the remaining sour cream. Sprinkle with the cheese and remaining onions. Bake 5 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Topped Taters in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 1996, p1

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