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Twice Baked Potato Casserole

Try these twice-baked mashed potatoes or loaded potato casserole. It’s an easy recipe for a twice-baked mashed potato casserole topped with bacon, cheese green onions.
 
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I think my household is just about like everyone else’s, potatoes really rule.  We have to have some kind of potatoes at each meal. But when you add bacon, cheese and other goodies to them, they really become the family’s favorite  And why go to that effort of re-stuffing a potato shell?   Why not just whip them up and make this mashed potato casserole then add the toppings?

 
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You ever wanted to make twice baked potatoes but didn’t wish or didn’t have time to go all those extra steps?  Well, we have a solution for you today, our twice baked potato casserole!

 

How to make twice baked mashed potatoes:

 
This is a mashed potato casserole that you can bring up to a whole new level.
 
 
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Start your loaded potato casserole by baking eight potatoes then peel them.   Mash the peeled potatoes and mix with sour cream and Monterey Jack cheese.   Then spoon it into a 9 X 13  casserole dish.   If you have a small family then use 2 2-quart casserole dishes.   Cook one and refrigerate the other for later.
 

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Bake the mashed potato casserole for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.  Meanwhile fry six slices of bacon until crisp, remove and allow to drain on a paper towel covered plate.  After the bacon is cool, slice or crumble it into small pieces.    Grate 1 cup of cheddar cheese and cut green onions or chives into slices.
 

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Add cheddar cheese and then bake the twice baked potato casserole for 1-2 minutes to melt the cheese.  Remove from oven and top with green onions and bacon bits.

 
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Sometimes you just have to have the best and this is totally the best Twice Baked Potato Casserole ever.  Serve and enjoy!

 

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Twice Baked Mashed Potato Casserole

An easy recipe for a twice baked mashed potato casserole topped with bacon, cheese green onions.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Potato Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: loaded potato casserole, twice baked mashed potato casserole, twice baked mashed potatoes
Servings: 8
Calories: 558kcal
Author: Evelyn

Ingredients

  • 8-9 baking potatoes
  • 8 oz Monterrey Jack Cheese grated
  • 1/2 cup butter 1 stick
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 4 green onions sliced
  • 6 slices bacon cooked crisp and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  • Wash potatoes and place on large baking sheet, bake at 350 degrees for about 1 hour until potatoes are soft.
  • As soon as the potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel and mash using a potato masher into a large bowl. Add the shredded Monterrey Jack cheese, butter, sour cream, salt, and pepper.
  • Whip the potato mixture until smooth, pour into a greased 13 X 9-inch casserole dish or divide it into 2 - 2-quart baking dishes. (one for now and one for later)
  • At this time the casserole can be covered and refrigerated until ready to bake. (This casserole is a great prepare ahead dish) Remove from fridge about 1 hour before serving time. Let sit to come to room temperature for about 30 minutes
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and return to oven for 1-2 minutes until cheese is melted. Garnish with green onion and bacon prior to serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 558kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 630mg | Potassium: 1014mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 951IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 380mg | Iron: 2mg


 

 

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Diane Lynn

Thursday 5th of June 2014

Just saw this on Pinterest and I'm saving the recipe for times when I have a crowd for dinner. Thanks for sharing!

mickeydownunder

Saturday 22nd of February 2014

G'day! Love twice baked potatoes! YUM!Thanks for sharing!Cheers! JoanneViewed as part of the Foodie Friends Friday Potato Lovers Party!http://whatsonthelist.net

Nicky Omohundro

Wednesday 22nd of January 2014

This is my idea of comfort food. I like twice baked potatoes but hate the prep work involved. This casserole helps cut back on that. Thanks so much for sharing it with us during Little Family Adventure's FB party

AngelaMuir

Sunday 24th of November 2013

YUM! thanks for sharing ;) http://www.handmadeintheheartland.com

Britni Vigil

Thursday 21st of November 2013

Ooh Evelyn this looks incredible. I love baked potatoes and twice baked ones are even better in casserole form! Thanks for sharing on the weekend re-Treat link party!

Britni @ Play. Party. Pin.