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Mashed Potato Casserole is a great recipe! We love potatoes “fixed” this way and you can do so many different variations. Great for holidays or just anytime.

7 or 8 large potatoes, peeled
1 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons butter or margarine
4 ounces cream cheese
1/4 cup sour cream
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon onion flakes
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 to 2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, shredded or cheese of your choice
1 teaspoon paprika
Boil the peeled potatoes, drain and mash with the salt, butter, cream cheese, sour cream, milk, pepper, onion flakes and garlic.  Spread mashed potatoes into a sprayed casserole dish and sprinkle with shredded cheese and paprika.  Bake in preheated 375 degree oven, uncovered, for 30 to 35 minutes.  (Note:  You can add chopped bacon or ham, regular onion or green onion)  Makes 6 to 8 servings. Enjoy!
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  1. Have you tried replacing the potatoes with cauliflower since that’s the new trend?

  2. Can I just use regular milk?

  3. Judy Chandler says:

    Do you think instant potatoes (reconstituted) would work in this recipe?

  4. Making them tomorrow night! Can’t wait! IS a glass dish ok to use? (Pyrex)

  5. Della Steinlage says:

    Thank you for not putting a bunch of needless pictures or videos or more pages to view before actually seeing the recipe itself. This is why I like your FB posts so much more than the others. I am certainly going to download and try this one.

  6. Carolyn Vigna says:

    We feed the high school football team before games on Friday night. I made this, doubled the recipe, & needless to say, came home with an empty bowl.

    • The Southern Lady says:

      So happy to hear everyone enjoyed this recipe, Carolyn! Thank you for letting me know. That’s a lot of mashed potatoes! Have a great week ahead.

  7. The Southern Lady says:

    I have not tried it Beverly but see no reason why you couldn’t do both.

  8. Can you make this ahead of time? Say earlier in the day

  9. I have leftover mashed potatoes I’d like to use. How many cups would that be?

  10. Thank you for all your delicious recipes!

  11. Brigitte Tomlinson says:

    I tried this a few months back, after seeing the recipe by FB. I loved it – Absolutely delicious!!! I live in Germany and all cheese types are not readily available…but cheddar is…works just fine!

  12. About what size casserole dish? i would love to make this for an event we are having at church.

  13. The Southern Lady says:

    Yes, you could do that Mark.

  14. I could go for some of those anytime!

  15. It looks delicious! I’ll have to give it a try!

  16. Terry Love says:

    I had this kind of Mashed potatoes at a party in Indianapolis, IN several years ago, and believe me, it was the best mashed potatoes I ever had. Thanks Southern Lady Cooks. Very happy to finally get the recipe. LOVE IT.

  17. Are onion flakes dehydrated onions?

  18. We call that cheese and potato pie here in the UK, yum

  19. What a great variation…especially the onion flakes…. Thank you for posting!

  20. Is monteray jack a mild cheese or tangy coz we dont have that here in Australia so i need to find a substitute for it ?

  21. I could live on just mashed potatoes, especially this recipe!!

  22. I basically make this same recipe, but mix in a beaten egg and pimentos (and the cheese) to the potatoes before baking. They puff up nicely. My mother would always fix them this way, expecially for holidays.

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