Make-Ahead Mashed Potatoes
Recipe by Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 85 minutes
8 medium russet potatoes, peeled and chunked (or 5 cups packaged mashed potatoes)
8 ounces cold pack cheese (any flavor)
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup butter, melted
Pepper to taste
Bacon bits, paprika and parsley for garnish (optional)
1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. In large saucepan, add fresh potatoes and cover with cold water; bring to boil. Cook until a fork inserted indicates potatoes are tender; drain.
3. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, cold pack cheese, sour cream, butter, and pepper. Beat until light and fluffy.
4. Spoon mixture into buttered 2-quart casserole. Cover and refrigerate until ready to cook. Bake 60 minutes.Sprinkle top with bacon bits, paprika, and parsley, if desired.