Scalloped Potatoes

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF). Teens with CF often need to consume additional calories to help them meet their nutritional needs.

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

Prep time: 30 minutes


1 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


  1. Heat oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Stir potatoes and sauce mix, water, heavy cream, butter, and cheese in an ungreased 1 1/2-quart casserole dish.
  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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