Peggi Anne Tebben


This recipe came about when I was in the last restaurant I worked at.
The delivery truck mistakingly sent us a case of hash browns, that we don't serve. I also had some pkgs. of instant mashed potatoes that a previous cook used instead of real ones. I don't do that for a meal. Then I had some mushrooms that needed to be used & we had left over baked potatoes to use. So, this is what I came up with. Every loved it.

I made this for a catering last night & the people putting on the event came back & told me everyone was raving over the potatoes.

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35 - 40 people


30 Min


1 Hr 15 Min


4 large
onions, slivered
1, 3 1/2# pkg
frozen hash browns, uncooked
7 large
*left over baked potatoes, skin on, cut in bite size chunks
2 1/2 c
instant mashed potatoes or left over mashed potatoes
2, 26 oz. can(s)
cream of chicken or mushroom soup
1 can(s)
**evaporated milk + same amount of water
1, 1# pkg
fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 lb
velveeta cheese (1/2 box)
1 1/4 lb
shredded cheddar or cheddar, mozzarella mixed
california style garlic salt with parsley
montreal steak seasoning
1 1/2 c
green onions, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

Saute onions until slightly browned.
In large hotel pan, layer chunked up baked potatoes, hashbrowns, onions, sliced mushrooms & velveeta cheese cut into small cubes.
*If you don't have left over baked potatoes, use left over fried ones, etc, some kind of potato with same texture & size.
Now, spread on the soups & sprinkle with seasonings. With both hands, mix this up good.
Now, pour mashed potatoes over top evenly. Mix well with hands.
Now, add the milk a little at a time, mixing well after each addition. Make sure this mixture is thick because the soup & cheese when warm will thin it. You can always add more milk later if too thick.
**Same amount of regular milk may be used.
Taste them before you cook to see if you have enough season. Very important!

Bake in 350° oven for about 1 hour or until starting to brown.
Remove from oven.
Sprinkle shredded cheese on top & bake about 15 minutes more until melted. Remove from oven again & sprinkle with the green onions. (Main picture)