Potatoes Vesuvius

Potatoes Vesuvius Recipe

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Anna Vandenhazel

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Used to make this on occasion when the boys were little and asked for "Volcano Potatoes" - the original recipe came "Mary Masters - My Great Recipes", which periodically sent out a group of new recipes by mail.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8. depending on portion size
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

4-5 medium
potatoes, pared and chunked
salt water to cover potatoes
1/2 c
butter
2
eggs
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
white pepper
1 c
sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

How to Make Potatoes Vesuvius

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place potatoes in salt water and bring to boil. Cook until tender, about 15 minutes.
  • 2Drain and mash potatoes with butter, eggs, salt, and pepper.
  • 3Spread mashed potatoes in a 2-quart casserole dish and make a deep well in the center of potatoes.
  • 4Place cheese into the well, pressing down firmly.
  • 5Bake at 375 for 20-25 minutes, or until cheese has melted and potatoes are heated through.

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About Potatoes Vesuvius

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids