Friday, September 17, 2010

Foodie Friday: Twice-Baked Mashed Potatoes

This is super-easy, delicious, and looks pretty good, too! As a disclaimer: I like my mashed potatoes with the skins on (because its easier and the skins are good for you) and kind of chunky (because that's how Mom made 'em!) so there won't be any using an electric mixer or ricer to make your taters smooth.

You'll need:
Some small red potatoes (about 12?)
8oz sour cream
½+¼c shredded cheese
1Tablespoon butter
Pepper (to taste)
Paprika (for pretty)
  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Boil potatoes until they are tender:
  • Mash the potatoes and add the sour cream, butter, pepper, and ½c shredded cheese. (As a special treat, you could cut up and add some small chunks of cheese into the potatoes so there will be yummy pockets of melted cheese throughout the dish after it is baked.)
  • Spread out into a baking dish (9x9 will be about the right size—mine is a shallow 7x11 dish):
  • Top with the remaining cheese and sprinkle with paprika.
  • Bake for about 20-30 minutes or until whatever else you're making for dinner is ready (and the cheese is melted on top):

Linked up at Vegetarian Foodie Fridays at Breastfeeding Moms Unite!, Foodie Friday at Designs by Gollum, Fight Back Friday at Food Renegade, Friday Food at Momtrends, Food on Friday at Ann Kroeker, Wholesome Whole Foods at Health Food Lover, Friday Favorites at Simply Sweet Home, and Recipe Swap at Prairie Story.

5 comments:

  1. I love potatoes. This look simple and yummy. Paprika for pretty? Such a nice description on paprika! (Smile...)! Found you through Prairie Story! Have a nice day.

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  2. Saw this on annkroeker's list. Looks good!

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  3. Ooooo....that sure looks delicious!

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  4. MMmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. I love potatoes cooked with the skin as well. As you said it is healthier, easier, but I also like how they taste!! Thank you for sharing. ~Alison

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  5. I love this. So nice and easy and great comfort food! Sorry I am so late in commenting this week, but belated thanks for linking at Vegetarian Foodie Fridays!

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