Ronnie's Cheesy Mashed Potatoes
"Submitted by Ronnie, Joseph Orthodontics in Columbia"Serves 4 | Prep Time 5 min. | Cook Time 25 min.
Why I Love This Recipe
Nothing could be finer than a nice big helping of cheesy warm mashed potatoes. Soft and fluffy, these are sure to warm you right up on a cold day. Pair them with a grilled steak or eat them alone when no one is looking, either way they are delicious and absolutely braces-friendly.
Ingredients You'll Need
3 Lb. Russet Potatoes ( peeled and cubed, about 6 cups)
1-1 1/4 Cups Half and Half Cream
3 Tbsp. Butter (salted)
1 Tsp. Salt
3 Cups Shredded Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese
Place potatoes in a 6 qt. stockpot
Add water to cover potatoes and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat and cook uncovered for 15-20 min or until fork tender
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan heat half and half, butter and salt until butter is melted, stirring occasionally.
Drain potatoes and return them to the pot.
Mash potatoes while gradually adding cream/butter mixture and stir in cheese.
add whole mix to a baking dish and sprinkle the top with a healthy handful of cheese and broil for 2 min. until cheese is melted and bubbly.
Pairs Well With
Chives, Bacon, and any type of grilled protein