Fabulous Florentine Mashed Potatoes

“Ready, Set, Cook! Special Edition Contest Entry: This recipe is reminiscent of a mashed potato dish my Italian grandmother made which was a favorite of my childhood. The technique is the same but I was able to be creative and change most of the ingredients to create a whole new dish! I love this recipe because the Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes make it soooo much easier. A yummy side dish (or a great midnight snack!”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
8-10
YIELD:
1 casserole
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 13x9x2 inch casserole with vegetable oil spray. Put 1/4 cup of the breadcrumbs in the casserole, shake to coat the pan, pour out excess crumbs and reserve in a small bowl along with the rest of the breadcrumbs.
  2. In a large bowl combine the 24 ounce container of Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes with 3 tablespoons melted butter and blend well. Stir in spinach, mozzarella cheese, bacon, goat cheese and sundried tomatoes, blend well till combined. Spoon the potato mixture into the prepared casserole.
  3. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese all over the top of the potatoes and sprinkle the remaining breadcrumbs on top of the Parmesan. Cut the remaining 3 tablespoons butter into little pieces and dot the top of the casserole with it. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or till golden.

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