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ultimate bacon and cheese potato hautedish!

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Recipe by
rochelle wetsch
grand forks, ND

All I can say is Mmmmmm!

(1 rating)
yield 6 servings
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For ultimate bacon and cheese potato hautedish!

  • 3-1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 black pepper
  • 3-1/2 cups instant potato flakes
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup bacon bits
  • 1-1/2 cups (6oz.) shredded swiss cheese
  • 1 cup (1/2 pint) heavy cream
  • 1 to 2 scallions, thinly sliced

How To Make ultimate bacon and cheese potato hautedish!

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350-degrees. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In a saucepan, bring water, butter, salt and pepper to a boil over high heat. Remove saucepan from heat and gently stir in potato flakes, onion and bacon bits until well combined.
  • 3
    Spoon potato mixture into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese then pour cream over top. Sprinkle with scallions.
  • 4
    Bake 35-40 minutes, or until heated through and edges are golden.
  • 5
    HEADS UP---for those of you who are skeptical about using potato flakes, TRUST ME ON THIS ONE---you won't be disappointed. And feel free to substitute shredded Cheddar cheese instead of the Swiss or your favorite variety.

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