Stuffed Potato Casserole
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- 6 large
- potatoes worth of mashed potatoes w/ butter & sour cream
- 2 c
- of minced veggies- sauteed in olive oil & seasoned *see note
- 1 lb
- kielbasa or hot dogs-minced
- 2 c
- shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 c
- panko breadcrumbs
- 1/4 c
- grated parmesan cheese
- 1 large
- onion - minced
- 3 large
- cloves garlic - minced
- 2 Tbsp
- olive oil, extra virgin
1Preheat oven to 400*
2Butter a 13" x 9" casserole dish.
3Saute onions and garlic in olive oil til tender... then add the kielbasa and cook til heated through.
4Layer 1/2 the mashed potatoes in the bottom of the dish. Cover the entire bottom with the potatoes.
5Then add all the sauteed veggies on top of the potatoes.
6Next add all the kielbasa mixture.
7Then add all the shredded cheddar cheese.
8Now add the remaining mashed potatoes on top, a little at a time, and carefully spread out to cover the entire top of the casserole.
9In a small bowl, combine the panko breadcrumbs and the grated parmesan cheese. Mix well.
10Sprinkle this panko mixture on top of the casserole.
11Bake on middle rack uncovered for 30-35 min. or til nicely browned.
12Remove and let it set for about 10 mintues before slicing.
14*note...you can use any of your favorite sauteed veggies. I used a mixture of spinach and mushrooms.