Sunday, May 16, 2010

Company Potatoes

Company Potatoes - the Basic Recipe
8-10 large potatoes, slice 'em up to cook
or you could use red potatoes - about 20-25 - skins on
1 can Cream of Chicken Soup - undiluted (you can use Healthy Choice too)
1 cube of butter, sliced (you can use unsalted butter)
3T chopped green onion
1 tub of sour cream (you can use low-fat)
salt and pepper
1/2-1 lb cheddar cheese, grated
Cook the potatoes till fork tender, turn out into a large bowl and mash.  Add all of the ingredients, except cheese and mash together, then use a spoon to mix it up completely.  Spread into a 9x13 glass baking pan, and sprinkle the top with the cheddar cheese and bake for 1 hour in a 350 oven.

in these pictures, I was making this recipe for 34 people, so I used
10 lbs of Yukon Gold potatoes
5 sweet onions, sauteed in olive oil at a low heat for 45 minutes, then added some salt and about 2 T sugar, and some Balsamic Vinegar.  Set aside.
Here is how the onions look when they are cooking
I made about a double plus amount of potatoes - 2 - 11x17 and one 8x8 pans
The ingredients are all lined up - ready to add to the HOT potatoes.  I make them in 2 large glass bowls.  And I added the onions, 1 T oregano and some 3 cloves of garlic!
This is how they look.  Of course, this is the small pan.  The best part is that you can make it a couple of days ahead of time.  I have made them with red potatoes - skins on, and have added veggies too. You can even put more cheese in with the potatoes. cheese.    The 2 large pans were enough for 34 people.  So, we have this to eat another night!  Lucky us!

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