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Creamy and Comforting Cheese Fry Casserole

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  French fries 26 Ounce (Frozen, May Use A Small Crinkle-Cut Style)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Small, finely chopped
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Minced parsley/1.5 teaspoons dried parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Corn flakes cereal/Any other topping 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cooking oil spray 1

Thaw a 26-oz. package of frozen French fries for about ½ hour to 1 hour. Spray the bottom and sides of a 13-inch by 9-inch by 2-inch baking dish with cooking oil spray. Place the French fries in the prepared dish, spreading them out to cover the bottom. Now, prepare you cheese sauce. Melt 3 tablespoons of butter or margarine in a medium-sized saucepan. Add ½ small, finely chopped onion. Saute the onion over low heat until clear. Remove from heat. Add ¼ cup flour and stir until somewhat smooth. Add 2 cups milk and 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese. The mixture will be lumpy. Place over low heat, and stir continuously, mashing out any lumps, until cheese sauce is smooth and thickened. Remove the cheese sauce from heat and add ¼ cup minced fresh parsley. Pour the completed cheese sauce evenly over the French fries in the baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes. Remove from the oven, and add corn flake cereal in a border around the edge of the baking dish, and return to the oven for an additional 5 minutes or so of baking. When the casserole is bubbly and the topping is browned, remove from the oven and serve immediately! Yum!!! Super Bowl football basketball NCAA game day playoff

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
If you are looking for a quick and easy, yet delightfully delicious alternative for your family meals, this is the dish. Wonderfully creamy and comforting, this casserole is sure to be a hit at any dinner. Betty whomps up a quick and easy family pleaser that is ready in minutes. Wonder how? Trail the video recipe to find your answer.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1301 Calories from Fat 743

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 83 g128.2%

Saturated Fat 41 g204.9%

Trans Fat 8.1 g

Cholesterol 164.1 mg54.7%

Sodium 1287.9 mg53.7%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g32%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.6%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 38 g76.3%

Vitamin A 53.8% Vitamin C 23.8%

Calcium 102.1% Iron 33.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy And Comforting Cheese Fry Casserole Recipe Video