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Creamy Cheese Mashed Potatoes

From Lookout Mountain, Georgia, Debbie Pataky easily turns garlic-seasoned instant mashed potatoes into a comforting casserole that will earn raves. She stirs in cream cheese before topping the dish with shredded cheddar cheese and broiling it until melted.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 package (7.6 ounces) roasted garlic instant mashed potatoes
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring water and milk to a rolling boil. Remove from the heat. Add the contents of both envelopes from the potato package. Let stand for 1 minute; whip with a fork.
  • Place the cream cheese in a microwave-safe bowl; cover and heat at 70% power for 30 seconds or until softened. Stir into the potatoes.
  • Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 301 calories, 14g fat (9g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 286mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.

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