Thursday, October 23, 2014

Mom's Potatoes with Cheese on Top

Potatoes with cheese on top were an all-time favorite at my house. I'm not sure how well leftovers keep, because I don't remember ever having any! We all fought over who got the last spoonful!

What you will need:

Mashed potatoes
Shredded cheese
Butter or margarine
Seasoned salt
Garlic salt
Black pepper

First off, make up a batch of potatoes big enough for the group you're feeding. Homemade or instant, either one, it's up to you. If you've got some leftover mashed potatoes, those will work out fine, as well. This recipe comes in handy when you are trying to figure out what to do with your leftover potatoes after Thanksgiving! 

Locate a casserole or baking dish large enough for the potatoes to cover the bottom and be about 1 1/2 to 2 inches thick. 

Dot the top of the potatoes with butter. You don't need a lot, just enough to cover the surface of the potatoes with a thin layer of butter. This helps to moisten the potatoes, and to dissolve the salt in the seasonings. Sprinkle with garlic salt, seasoned salt and black pepper to taste.  Top with shredded cheese.

Bake uncovered in a 350 degree oven until cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve immediately.