dressed up cheesy smashed potatoes - dee dee's

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Diane Atherton

Mashed potatoes are a staple in our household. Dressing them up for the holidays just seems right. Eye appealing and tasty! Inspired from recipe in 1999 Southern Living Cookbook. Hope you enjoy!

★★★★★ 2
serves 6 to 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For dressed up cheesy smashed potatoes - dee dee's

  • 4 to 6
    potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 lg
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 3-oz pkg
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 sm
    onion, chopped fine
  • 1 2-oz jar
    pimientos, drained
  • 1 c
    sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • snipped green onion tops, optional for garnish

How To Make dressed up cheesy smashed potatoes - dee dee's

  • 1
    Using your favorite mashed potatoe recipe, prepare potatoes. NOTE: you can use store bought mashed potatoes. Prepare according to directions.
  • 2
    Stir in eggs, cream cheese, onions and pimientos; mixing well; salt and pepper to taste. Pour into a greased casserole dish; cover.
  • 3
    Bake at 350 degrees covered for 30 minutes. Uncover, sprinkle cheese on top and bake an addtional 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Garnish with snipped green onions or fresh parsley if desired.

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