Potatoes Vesuvius

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By Anna Vandenhazel
from West Valley City, UT

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.

serves 6-8. depending on portion size
prep time 25 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 4-5 md
    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
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How To Make

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

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