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Crunchy Mashed Potatoes

“Using instant potatoes is a time-saver, but you can use leftover mashed potatoes, too. I switch this recipe up with different flavors of onion rings and by adding garlic.” Margaret Wilson - Sun City, CA
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    5 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups mashed potato flakes
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1-1/2 cups cheddar French-fried onions
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Remove from heat. Add the milk, garlic and pepper. Whisk in potato flakes and sour cream until smooth.
  • Spoon potato mixture into a greased 9-in. square baking pan. Sprinkle with onions and cheese. Broil 4-6 in. from heat for 20-30 seconds or until golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 329 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 903mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 8g protein.

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  • psomleva
    Mar 7, 2010

    My family keeps requesting this dish! It's so delicious and easy to make!

  • ojc0806
    Mar 7, 2010

    Very good! I used skim milk and regular french fried onions. Turned out great not dry at all!

  • mreilly615
    Feb 1, 2010

    These were dry and didn't have enough flavor for my liking.