Polish Potatoes

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Michelle Koletar/Mertz

By
@Mertzie

This is an easier way to get the same taste of pierogies, some say even better! Not for the "low-fat" crowd -- this is comfort food in the way I was raised (in a Hungarian family). Smells wonderful cooking -- great for potlucks -- and can be used as a side or main course @ any meal.
I am a good cook; not a good photographer, so apologize for the bad picture. :)

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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5
onions, sliced thin (not diced!). (yes, you want that many onions!)
2-3 Tbsp
butter
6 c
mashed potatoes
8 oz
cream cheese
8-10
lasagna noodles, cooked (i always make more noodles than i need in case some break)
1 lb
cheddar cheese, sharp (shredded & i use more than 1 lb b/c i love cheese)

How to Make Polish Potatoes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a lasagna pan with either baking spray or butter.
  • 2Sautee onions in butter on medium heat for about 10 mins. or until soft, but not carmelized. Sprinkle w/ some salt.
  • 3Add the cream cheese to the mashed potatoes (add milk, butter & salt & pepper to your mashed potatoes, as normal) & mix until well blended.
  • 4Begin to assemble: Put half of the onions on the bottom of your pan. Then top w/ half of the lasagna noodles, a layer of the potato mixture, then 1/2 of the shredded cheese. Repeat so that you end w/ cheese on top. I add Hungarian paprika and more salt & pepper to the top of the final mashed potato layer. Bake in oven covered w/ alumninum foil (not tight so cheese doesn't stick, or spray foil w/ baking spray) for 30 mins, then remove foil for another 30 mins. Let sit for about 15 mins before you attempt to cut. Enjoy!

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About Polish Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Hashtags: #cheese, #polish, #pierogies




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