CHEESY CHEDDAR AND SPINACH MASHED POTATOES

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Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

A new, healthier twist on the ordinary mashed potato casserole.
Recipe & photo: cooking.com
01-06-15

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Serves:
6
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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6 large
yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cubed
1/2 c
milk
1/2 c
chicken broth
4 Tbsp
butter, softened
1 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1
vidalia onion, thinly sliced
4 clove
garlic, finely chopped
1 pkg
(11 oz.) baby spinach
1-1/2 c
shredded cheddar cheese

How to Make CHEESY CHEDDAR AND SPINACH MASHED POTATOES

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place the potatoes in a large pot, cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer about 20 minutes, until tender. Drain and return to pot.
  • 2Add the milk, broth, butter and 3/4 tsp. salt. Mash with a potato masher until fairly smooth.
  • 3Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally until very tender, about 8 minutes. Add garlic and remaining 1/4 tsp. salt, stirring until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • 4Add the spinach in batches and cook until spinach is wilted and any liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes.
  • 5Spread half the potato mixture into a sprayed 2-qt. baking dish. Top with half of the spinach mixture and half of the cheese. Top with the remaining potato mixture, the remaining spinach mixure and the remaining cheese.
  • 6Bake, uncovered, in a preheated 400ยบ oven until the filling is heated through and the topping is browned and bubbly, about 25 minutes. Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.

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About CHEESY CHEDDAR AND SPINACH MASHED POTATOES

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American




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