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Offline Lobar

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« on: November 26, 2005, 05:47:31 pm »
This is a very easy and versatile recipe.  Pretty much any dry ingredients that go well with potatoes can be added to the base recipe without screwing it up.  Recipe makes 3 quarts.


Base recipe:

2 lbs. potatoes, cut in 1/2" cubes.
16 ounces of sour cream
4 cups of your favorite shredded cheese or blend of cheeses.


Recommended additions:

6 green onions, chopped
4 strips of bacon, chopped
1 green bell pepper, diced small
Salt to taste
Tabasco sauce to taste


Mix all the ingredients except for 1 cup of the cheese in a large bowl, then transfer the mixture to a 3 quart casserole dish.  Top with the remaining cheese, then bake covered at 325F (165C) for 50 minutes.  Uncover and bake for an additional 40 minutes.


For softer potatoes, try parboiling them for 15 minutes prior to cutting.




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« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2005, 06:03:43 am »
Mmmm, that sounds really nice - a real comfort food dish!
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« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2005, 03:34:30 pm »
Quote (Ishmael @ Nov. 27 2005, 5:03 am)
Mmmm, that sounds really nice - a real comfort food dish!
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I'm definitely going to try that, thanks Lobar. '<img'>

Let me know how it turns out ^^
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« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2005, 09:32:01 pm »
I'll have to try this as a shepards pie -- never thought of using sour cream, but it sounds good!

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« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2005, 01:31:02 am »
OOOO!!! Tak and I wanted to make a potatoe cassarole tonite but were unsure about it... Wonder how broccoli would be added in? Thanks for sharing,Lobar.

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« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2005, 02:35:57 am »
Quote (Savaaha @ Nov. 30 2005, 12:31 am)
OOOO!!! Tak and I wanted to make a potatoe cassarole tonite but were unsure about it... Wonder how broccoli would be added in? Thanks for sharing,Lobar.

Overcooking could be a concern with broccoli, since that casserole spends an hour and a half in the oven, but I'm not completely sure.  I hate the stuff so I haven't done much with it.  If you were to almost fully cook the potatoes before putting them in the casserole and reduce the cooking time to 30 minutes uncovered on 350, that  would cut down on the risk of overcooking the broccoli.
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