Sunday, December 30, 2007

Baked Mashed Potatoes

This is one of my favaorite american dish. I am always fixing it in mostly occasions like this xmas and probably this new year. My hubby like it so much as well as the kids. It is far different from regular mash potatoes that he always cooking. I am glad i found a great way of fixing mashed potatoes.
Note: cream cheese gives them a richer flavor. So you its neccesary to have it if you are looking for a fantastic baked mashed potatoes.

COOK TIME 1 Hr 15 Min
READY IN 1 Hr 35 Min
Original recipe yield: 12 servings

5 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cubed
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup milk
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 onion, grated
1 egg
salt and pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add potatoes, and cook until tender but firm, about 15 minutes; drain.
In a large bowl, mash potatoes with the butter and milk. With a hand mixer, beat in cream cheese and onion. In a small bowl, beat the egg with a little bit of the mashed potatoes. Stir into potatoes, and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a 2 quart casserole dish.
Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until puffy and lightly browned.