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Scalloped Potatoes

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who need to consume additional calories to help them meet their nutritional needs.

This recipe is a high-calorie, calcium-dense twist on a tasty favorite.

Prep time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 4.9-oz box of scalloped potato mix
  • 1-2/3 c. boiling water
  • 1 c. heavy cream
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 1 c. cheddar cheese

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 450°F (232°C).
  2. Stir potatoes and sauce mix, water, heavy cream, butter, and cheese in an ungreased 1½-quart casserole dish.
  3. Bake uncovered for about 20 minutes or until top is light golden brown and potatoes are tender.
  4. Remove from oven. Sauce will thicken as it stands.

Serves: 5

Serving size: 2/3 cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
428 calories
9 g protein
33 g fat
700 mg sodium
215 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012