Calico Potatoes

Calico Potatoes Recipe

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sharon jackson


Whole family loves this recipe. Yum. I made this for a dinner (using only butter) serving 80,(of course had to adjust the amounts) and had lots of compliments. Don't be afraid to try it different ways with the optional ingredients, only gets richer tasting.


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5 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 large
    redskin potatoes
  • 2 large
    yellow (yukon gold) potatoes
  • 2 large
  • 2 large
    stalks of celery, cut up
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    parsley flakes
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1 c
    velveeta cheese shreds (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp
    real bacon bits (optional)
  • 1/4 c
    helman's mayonaise (optional)
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Calico Potatoes


  1. Wash Vegetables, cut and place in 1 qt. saucepan. Bring to boil and boil until fork tender. (approx. 10 min.)Drain.
  2. With potato masher or fork mashed this all together roughly, leaving it in large lumpy pieces.
  3. Sprinkle remaining ingredients on top and then stir in, stir as little as possible so that large lumps remain.

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About Calico Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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