Mashed potatoes recipe

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Home Styled Scalloped Potato Recipe


Home Styled Scalloped Potato Recipe
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This recipe is easy and quick but despite the ease, it still ends up into a very mouth watering dish. It has ingredients which are handy and reachable. In making a good scalloped potato, the creamy sauce is the highlight of the dish aside from the starchy potatoes, and so it is important to make a sauce that’s creamy, thick and plenty. This recipe has it all- a creamy, thick sauce that’s made with a lot of milk, butter and flour, starchy potatoes which are nicely sliced and a good blend of seasonings. You couldn’t ask for more with its delish and rich taste. Try these few quick steps and serve home-styled scalloped potatoes as a yummy dessert. Now here’s how to make it.
  • ⅓ cup chopped onion (113 g)
  • 5 tablespoons butter or margarine (75 g)
  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour (75 g)
  • 1¼ teaspoons salt (6.25 g)
  • ½ teaspoon pepper (2.5 g)
  • 5 cups milk (1,200 ml)
  • 6 cups thinly sliced potatoes (1,050 g)
  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and sauté onion until tender.
  2. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until well blended. Gradually add milk, and then bring to a boil, constantly stirring for 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  3. Place half of the potatoes in a greased 3 quart baking dish. Pour half of the sauce over potatoes. Make another layer with the remaining potatoes and sauce.
  4. Bake the potatoes, uncovered, at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 60-70 minutes or until tender and top is lightly browned.
  5. Serve immediately and enjoy.

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Hearty Tuna Scalloped Potato Recipe

Hearty Tuna Scalloped Potato Recipe
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Tuna is an unbelievably healthy food good for everybody. Its health benefits include blood pressure lowering, coronary heart disease prevention, and Alzheimer’s disease prevention. Tuna is an excellent source of protein, and while some vitamins and mineral losses occur during canned tuna processing, the protein nutritive values are not dramatically changed. It is also an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, protein, potassium, selenium, and vitamin B12. It’s a very good source of niacin and phosphorus as well. This tuna scalloped potato dish is a perfect everyday dish for those people who are concerned with their health and diet. While this recipe is completely healthy, it is incredibly delicious combined with potatoes as well. This is simply easy, yummy, and hearty. Try it!
  • 6 cups baking potatoes, peeled and sliced (930 g)
  • ¼ cup yellow mustard (60 ml)
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour (60 g)
  • 3½ cups milk (830 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (6 g)
  • ½ cup condensed cream of mushroom soup (120 ml)
  • 2 cans tuna, drained (6 oz)
  • 1½ cups thinly sliced onions (250 g)
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 10 minutes; Drain. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. In a saucepan, combine yellow mustard, flour, milk, salt and ½ cup of soup. Mix thoroughly and heat until thickened.
  3. Starting with the potatoes, arrange the potatoes, tuna and onions, in alternating layers in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Pour the mustard sauce all over the top.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven for 1 hour or until hot and bubbly.
  5. In a large deep pot, pour in salted water and boil; add the potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, or for about 10 minutes. Drain.
  6. Preheat oven to 300° Fahrenheit or 150° Celsius.
  7. In a medium-sized saucepan, mix in yellow mustard, flour, milk, salt and ½ cup of cream of mushroom soup. Stir thoroughly and simmer until thickened.
  8. In a 9x13 inch glass baking dish, starting with the potatoes, arrange the potatoes, tuna and onions in alternating layers. Pour the mustard sauce all over the top.
  9. Bake in the oven for 1 hour or until hot and bubbly.
  10. Remove from oven and let it cool.
  11. Serve warm enough and enjoy!


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Low-Fat Scalloped Potato Recipe


Low-Fat Scalloped Potato Recipe
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A glass of milk is really a good prescription for health. For the prevention of osteoporosis, a high calcium intake is recommended especially for women. It is suggested that a daily intake of low fat milk or skim milk with 2 glasses per day can give women sufficient levels of calcium supply especially if taken regularly during the premenopausal state. Therefore, it is also best for adult women to be extra careful in their diet and use low-fat milk every time you have to use milk in your food. This low-fat scalloped potato is definitely a perfect choice. With its low-fat, calcium supply through the milk, and its steamy scalloped potatoes, you would want to make it in your everyday dinner.
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for the dish (30 g)
  • Kosher salt
  • 3 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced (1350 g)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour (30 g)
  • 1 cup 1% low-fat milk, at room temperature (225 ml)
  • 1 cup whole milk, at room temperature (225 ml)
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg (0.8 g)
  • ¼ cup grated gruyere cheese (0.6 g)
  1. Preheat the oven to 350° Fahrenheit. Lightly polish a 3-quart baking dish with melted butter.
  2. Ready a large pot of salted water and boil over medium heat; stir in the potatoes and bring to a simmer until cooked and tender, or for about 8 to 10 minutes. Drain the potatoes fully and return to the pot.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large deep saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons of butter over medium heat. Mix in the flour with a wooden ladle to make a paste. Stir continuously until the paste puffs slightly, or for about 1 minute.
  4. Steadily pour in low-fat and whole milk, stirring constantly until thickened, or for about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and sprinkle ½ teaspoon pepper, 1 ½ teaspoons salt, and nutmeg.
  5. Pour in the sauce over the potatoes and gently toss to coat.
  6. Transfer the potato mixture to the prepared baking dish and add a little amount of gruyere.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until heated through, or for about 10 minutes. Switch the oven to the broiler setting and broil the potatoes until top is browned, or for about 5 minutes. Let it cool for 10 more minutes before serving.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

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Corned Beef and Potato Pie Recipe


Corned Beef and Potato Pie Recipe
Serves: 6
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This is quite a detailed recipe of corned beef and potato pie. It includes how to make the pie crust from a dough that’s made out of flour and butter. This recipe uses the UK variety of corned beef. You will love this variety of potato pie; it’s beefy, starchy and really delicious. You can also try experimenting with this recipe by adding some of your preferred spices and sauce to the pie filling mixture. The stated preparation time already includes the chilling time of the dough. Follow the few easy steps below and enjoy eating this delicious potato pie.
  • For the pastry: 180 grams plain flour
  • 100 grams butter, cold from the fridge, cut into small chunks
  • Ice cold water
  • For the filling: 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 large potatoes, chopped into wedges
  • 400 grams lean corned beef, cut into small pieces
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten or milk
  1. First, place the flour in a large mixing bowl, add the butter and rub into flour until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
  2. Gradually add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, to form a soft, smooth ball of dough. Wrap the dough in a clean tea towel and put in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  3. Cook the chopped onion in boiling water for approximately 6 minutes until soft.
  4. Drain the onions but reserve the water (which will now be lurid green in color) and set aside.
  5. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  6. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, bring potatoes to a boil for 20 minutes and then mash them in a large bowl.
  7. Stir in corned beef, onions, salt and pepper to the mashed potatoes. Mix it all together and if necessary add some of the reserved onion water to make it soft but firm in consistency. Taste the pie mixture to check the seasoning and adjust as necessary.
  8. Take out dough from the fridge, divide it into two and roll out making sure that one half is large enough to line a large ovenproof dinner plate and the other half large is enough to use as a pastry lid.
  9. Line an ovenproof plate with half of the dough and then pour the corned beef mixture on top of it. Brush the edges of the pastry with water so that the pastry lid sticks. Place the other half of dough as the pastry lid on the pie and brush with a little milk or beaten egg.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven until the pastry is nicely browned, for about 25-30 minutes.
  11. Serve potato pie either warm or cold.
You can add a little Tabasco and Worcester sauce to the pie filling to give its flavor a new dimension.

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Mashed Potato Patties With Parmesan Recipe

Mashed potato patties with Parmesan makes a perfect dish that can be served an the entrée or as a side dish if you make a smaller recipe than what is called for. You could even put these on a sandwich or use them a topping for bread. The possibilities for this dish are endless and they are so desirable because they are so easy to make. This dish has become a favorite among souther cooks because the combination of flavors in a mashed potato patty remind so many people of food their mother and grandmother used to make. This is the ultimate comfort food. This recipe is also extremely easy and can be made very quickly with just a few ingredients. (more…)

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Mashed Potato Dumplings Recipe

This mashed potato dumpling recipe is a combination of the classic mashed potato taste paired with the savory taste of whatever meat you decide to put inside the dumpling. You could also make a vegetarian version of this dumpling and leave out the meat. Whatever combination you decide to make you will not be disappointed. Mashed potatoes are loaded with starch so they combine well with the heavy flavors of a dumpling. Dumplings are a favorite among southern cooks because they can be viewed as a casserole where you can use all of your left overs to put into the dish and make a fabulous recipe while cleaning out your refrigerator from all of the left overs. The dumplings are fairly labor intensive to make from scratch but they are well worth the effort. (more…)

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Cheesy Potato Pancakes Recipe

Hi, do you often find yourself with leftover mashed potatoes? Like most people I hate throwing out leftovers from dinner including mashed potatoes. This is a tasty recipe my Grandma handed down to me and it is a common recipe in the mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania. Grandma would make this about once a week for dinner or you could try it for breakfast instead of home fries or hash browns. The cheddar cheese adds a good flavor to the potato cakes and is not required. This recipe is it is simple to make and it does not take long to prepare either. (more…)

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Mashed Potato Rolls Recipe

This recipe is very easy to make and it is great for holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving. These are some of the best potato rolls / yeast rolls you will ever taste. This is a great meal for any occasion as the super filling rolls will satisfy the stomachs of your friends and family. Mashed potato rolls are not something people eat on a regular basis and can be a big attention grabber. One of the convenient things about this recipe is you can use your left over mashed potatoes that would otherwise get tossed out. Impress your dinner guests with some tasty mashed potato rolls and you can bet they will be coming back for more. (more…)

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