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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

Ingredients:

  • 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

Utensils: 

  • oven (you'll need help from your adult assistant)
  • 11/2-quart casserole dish
  • mixing spoon  

Directions: 

  1. Heat oven to 450º Fahrenheit.
  2. In ungreased 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.

Serves: 5

Serving size: 2/3 cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
412 calories
9 g protein
34 g fat
824 mg sodium
217 mg calcium

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

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009

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