Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Potato Casserole Recipe

Sarah decided that she would prepare dinner for us this evening and she came up with a lovely little dish. She calls her creation Potato Casserole a la Sarah. We all gave it a thumbs up. In case you would like to try it yourself, here is the recipe:

  • 32 ounce bag of tator tots
  • 4 tablespoons of butter
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 pound diced ham
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Bake tots for 1/2 hour until golden brown then remove dish from oven.
  • Reduce oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In sauce pan, melt butter.
  • Add onion, salt and pepper and cook until soft. (4 minutes)
  • Add ham.
  • Add flour.
  • Add milk and bring to boil.
  • Remove sauce pan from heat.
  • Add 2 cups cheese and stir.
  • Pour the milk mixture over the tots and sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • Bake in oven until bubbly and golden brown. (About 35 minutes)
  • Enjoy!
Credit: This recipe is from Chef Emeril Lagasse's There's a Chef In My Soup: Recipes for the Kid in Everyone. This is a great cook book with easy to make but tasty recipes that your child can make with minimal supervision. Thanks Emeril!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

MMMM that sounds delicious! Sounds like Scribbles should take cooking lessons from her younger sister=)