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Baked Double Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Double Cheese Mashed Potatoes, baked with mozzarella & parmesan cheese, Italian parsley the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving & Christmas. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish, Side Dishes
Cuisine: American/Italian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 256kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 5-6 medium potatoes (peeled and chopped large)
  • 1/2 onion (chopped)
  • 4 tablespoons butter (divided)
  • 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons milk
  • 3/4 cup grated firm mozzarella
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste

TOPPING

  • 1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1-2 tablespoons finely chopped Italian Parsley

Instructions

  • In a large pot of boiling water cook potatoes until tender, drain well.
  • In a small frying pan add 1 tablespoon of butter and chopped onion sauté  until slightly golden.
  • Pre heat oven to 350°.  Lightly butter a 10 x 7 inch baking dish (approximately).
  • Place drained potatoes in a large bowl and mash with a potato masher, then add 3 tablespoons of butter and milk and beat until creamy.(If needed add a little more butter and or milk).  Fold in onion butter mixture and shredded mozzarella cheese.
  • Spoon into prepared baking dish.  Top with Parmesan and chopped parsley.  Bake for approximately 10 - 15 minutes (I broiled it for the last 5 minutes to brown the top). Let sit a couple of minutes before serving.  Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 437mg | Potassium: 903mg | Fiber: 5g | Vitamin A: 380IU | Vitamin C: 24.3mg | Calcium: 195mg | Iron: 7mg