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Cheesy Mashed Potatoes

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Ingredients
  Potatoes 4 Medium, peeled and quartered
  Hot tap water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce (1 Package)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. Take a large microwaveable casserole and place the potatoes and water in it.
2. Cover the casserole and place in the microwave.
3. In the microwave, cook the potatoes on 100 per cent power or High for 12 to 15 minutes, till it is very tender, stirring once in between.
4. Drain the potatoes.
5. With a potato masher, mash them. Alternatively, you can also mash them in an electric mixer at low speed.
6. Add cream cheese, butter or margarine, salt, and pepper to the mashed potatoes.
7. Now add the milk gradually, beating it in, till the mixture is light and fluffy.
8. Take the microwaveable casserole and spoon the mixture into it.
9. Place the casserole in the microwave. Do not cover.
10. In the microwave, cook mixture on 100 per cent power or High for 2 to 4 minutes, till it is heated through, stirring once in between.

SERVING
11. Let the bake stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Potato
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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