Baked Mashed Potatoes with Parmesan Cheese and Bre

Angela (Grammy) Derby

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@Angela_Derby

The flavor of this delicious potato casserole is reminiscent of twice-baked potatoes, but a whole lot less work. In fact, this recipe is easy and delicious! I'm thinking that I'll add some goodies next time, bacon, chives, ham...all good! :)


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Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
butter
4 lb
russet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1"cubes
1 c
whole milk
1/2 c
(1 stick) butter, melted
1 1/2 c
mozzarella cheese, shredded
1 c
freshly grated parmesan, divided
salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbsp
plain dry bread crumbs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 400'F. Coat a 13x9" baking dish with 1 Tbsp. butter, set aside.
2
Cook the potatoes in a large pot of boiling, salted water until they are very tender, about 15 minutes. Drain; return the potatoes to the same pot and mash well.
3
Mix in the milk and melted butter; add the mozzarella and 3/4 cup of the parmesan. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer the potatoes to the prepared baking dish.
4
Stir the bread crumbs and remaining 1/4 cup of parmesan in a small bowl to blend. Sprinkle the bread crumb mixture over the mashed potatoes.
5
(Recipe can be prepared up to this point 6 hours ahead of time; cover and chill.)
6
Bake, uncovered, until the topping is golden brown, about 20 minutes. Serves 6-8

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American