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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 meet their nutritional needs.

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

Prep time: 30 minutes


  • 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


  • oven (you'll need help from your adult assistant)
  • 1½-quart casserole dish
  • mixing spoon


  1. Heat oven to 450°F (232°C).
  2. In ungreased casserole dish, stir potatoes and sauce mix, water, heavy cream, butter, and cheese.
  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