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Creamy Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

"Beef up your mashed potatoes with evaporated milk and shredded cheddar cheese! Add green onion and crumbled bacon for an even heartier side dish."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 305 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. PLACE potatoes in large saucepan. Cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook over medium-high heat for 15 to 20 minutes or until tender; drain.
  2. RETURN potatoes to saucepan; add evaporated milk and butter. Beat with hand-held mixer until smooth. Stir in cheese. Season with salt and pepper.

Footnotes

  • NOTE: Chopped green onions, chopped parsley or cooked, crumbled bacon may be added to mashed potatoes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 305 calories; 16.6 g fat; 30 g carbohydrates; 10.1 g protein; 50 mg cholesterol; 216 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Easy, creamy, cheesy and delicious - a definite must try. I topped them off with some chopped green onion and extra shredded cheddar cheese. You can't get enough cheese, right? The only thing...

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I really wasn't too impressed with the recipe as written. It really didn't have a lot of flavor, and I like my mashed potatoes to be packed with flavor. However, with a few additions, this rec...

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Easy, creamy, cheesy and delicious - a definite must try. I topped them off with some chopped green onion and extra shredded cheddar cheese. You can't get enough cheese, right? The only thing...

I loved these. They were really easy and came out fluffy and delicious. MUST TRY. Add other things to add to taste like green onions and maybe some red peppers

Cheddar and potatoes go great together, these were delicious.

very very tasty. made it as described and it was so yummy. very easy to make. i used a masher on the potatoes prior to using a mixer as i felt the potatoes would mix easier if they were broken ...

YUM. I used Cracker Barrel 2% sharp cheddar. I didn't add all the carnation milk, just added until it was the consistancy I wanted. There was just over a 1/4 c. left. Isn't evaporated milk the b...

I really wasn't too impressed with the recipe as written. It really didn't have a lot of flavor, and I like my mashed potatoes to be packed with flavor. However, with a few additions, this rec...

I tasted the mashed potatoes before adding the cheddar cheese and I thought they were better without the cheese. Evaporated milk is a good idea for mashed potatoes, I will use that more often.

Great idea for a starter... I did add quiet a bit to this, 1. I added about 4oz. of French Onion dip rather than just plain sourcream to up the flavor, 2. I added a few dashes of dried thyme, pa...

This recipe is AWESOME. Made it exactly as instructed. I tripled the recipe so I would have leftovers, and then pan fried the next day for my own version of Potato Pancakes! YUMMY!