Snow in a Log #5FIX

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“5-Ingredient Fix Contest Entry. Simply Potatoes - traditional mashed potatoes piled on top of a open faced grilled turkey hot dog with a topping of cheese and a hidden serving of spinach and onion underneath the snow (mashed potatoes). This recipe is a favorite of my grandchildren, is simple to make and is a meal in one - protein, vegetable, dairy and simply filling!”
4 Potatoe Logs

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 large turkey hot dogs, split lengthwise
  • 1 cup frozen spinach
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onions
  • 2 cups prepared Simply Potatoes Traditional Mashed Potatoes
  • 12 cup of shredded mild cheddar cheese (can vary the type of cheese)


  1. - Grill on an outdoor grill (best) or bake on a baking tray the open faced turkey dogs for 5-10 minutes.
  2. - Prepare according to package directions, enough mashed potatoes to equal 2 cups or 1/2 cup per hot dog.
  3. - Using paper towels, rinse and dry the spinach thoroughly and saute in butter both the onions and spinach for about 2 minutes.
  4. - Spoon a portion of the spinach and onions on top of each of the cooked turkey dogs.
  5. - Spoon the fluffy potatoes on top on the spinach (hiding the spinach under the snow/potatoes).
  6. - Sprinkle each mountain of potatoes with a portion of the shredded cheese.
  7. Spray some cooking spray on a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  8. One turkey dog is plenty for children, but adults may want a second!

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