CHEF JEFF -- ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Potato Casserole
This traditional Amish dish would go well with a roast. Potato Casserole 3 eggs 1 1/2 cups milk 6 cups mashed potatoes, at room temperature 2 to 3 cups stale bread cubes 1/2 cup chopped onions 1 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 1/2 cup...
This traditional Amish dish would go well with a roast.
1½ cups milk
6 cups mashed potatoes, at room temperature
2 to 3 cups stale bread cubes
½ cup chopped onions
1 cup chopped celery
½ cup (1 stick) butter
½ cup chopped parsley
Salt and white pepper
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
Additional butter for dotting top (optional)
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Beat eggs, milk. Stir into potatoes. Add bread. Mix. Saute onions, celery lightly in butter until clear, not brown. Add to potato mixture. Add parsley, salt, pepper, nutmeg. Mix well. Put into greased casserole. Dot with butter, sprinkle with paprika. Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour, until top is golden.
Yield: Serves 12.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 212 calories, 10 grams fat (6 grams saturated), 78 milligrams cholesterol, 5 grams protein, 24 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams fiber, 450 milligrams sodium.
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