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Nemours

Providing pediatric care through
the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children,
Nemours Children's Hospital, and
primary and specialty care practices
in Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Florida


Scalloped Potatoes

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs. Get a grownup's help because it requires using the oven.

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

Prep time: 30 minutes

What you need:

  • 1 4.9-ounce box of scalloped potato mix
  • 1-2/3 cup (13.3 ounces) boiling water
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese

What to do:

  1. Heat oven to 450ºF (232ºC).
  2. In an ungreased 1-1/2-quart casserole dish, combine 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.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 428 calories
  • 9g protein
  • 33g fat
  • 700mg sodium
  • 215mg calcium

Serves: 5

Serving size: 2/3 cup

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

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