Side Dishes

Mashed Potato Cupcakes

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As a potato farmer’s wife you can imagine the amount of potatoes that are at my disposable. With potatoes at the ready at all times you can imagine that they are a staple in our diets. One thing that I always make a double if not triple serving of is the mashed potatoes. Leftover mashed potatoes are so versatile and easy to incorporate in a multitude of recipes, including these Potato Cupcakes.

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3 cups of mashed potatoes
2 eggs
1/3 cup sour cream
1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (heaping cup)
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
2 tablespoons chives, chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste
Extra sour cream for serving
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly grease 9 of the wells of a nonstick muffin pan. I prefer butter keeping with the theme of mashed potatoes. In a medium mixing bowl whisk the eggs. Mix in the sour...
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Nutritions

Calories
224

Sodium
245mg
10% DV

Fat
10g
16% DV

Protein
10g
21% DV

Carbs
20g
7% DV

Fiber
2g
10% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV