Potato Casserole

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Dietary Interest:: low cholesterol, high protein

Potato Casserole

Yield:

12 c (2.68 kg)

Total Time:

1 Hour 21 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Advanced

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Ingredients

  • 8 to 9 (1.4 kg) medium Russet potatoes, unpeeled and quartered
  • 1/4 large onion, peeled or about 1 cup chopped
  • Water to cover
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) light butter spread, melted
  • 2 cups (480 g) sour cream, nonfat or light
  • 1 can (315 ml) low fat cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup (120 g) low fat Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup (120 g) low fat Monterey Jack or Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups (55 g) crushed corn flake cereal

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C). Spray a 9-inch X 13-inch (22.5 cm X 32.5 cm) baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Place half of the potatoes, onion, and water into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  3. Select Variable 1.
  4. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 5.
  5. Blend for 10 seconds or until potatoes are chopped. Pour into a colander, rinse and drain.
  6. Repeat with second half of potatoes.
  7. Place butter spread, sour cream, chicken soup, cheeses, salt, and pepper into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  8. Select Variable 1.
  9. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 4.
  10. Blend for 10 seconds or until mixed.
  11. Place potatoes and sauce in a large-size mixing bowl and mix thoroughly. Spoon into baking dish.
  12. Press corn flake cereal over top of casserole. Bake uncovered for 60 minutes.

Variation: add 1 cup (140 g) chopped ham pieces.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 cup (240 g)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 259
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 14 mg
Sodium 636 mg
Total Carbohydrate 38 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 11 g