An Easter Favorite
This is a favorite holiday side dish in many homes across the country. In this light version, we used Healthy Request cream of celery soup, reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese (and less of it), and fat free sour cream. It’s bubbly and golden brown on top and totally irresistible!
The original recipe contains 330 calories, 22 grams fat, 11 grams saturated fat, and 41 mg cholesterol per serving.
1 can (10 3/4 ounces) Healthy Request Cream of Celery soup, condensed
2 cups (8 ounces) reduced fat grated sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup fat free sour cream (light can also be used)
1 cup finely chopped onion
30 ounce (or 2 lb.) bag of frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, unthawed
1 ounce regular or reduced fat potato chips, crushed into coarse crumbs
- Preheat oven to 350-degrees. Coat a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with canola cooking spray.
- Combine first 4 ingredients in large bowl and stir to blend well; stir in the hashbrowns.
- Spread into prepared baking dish and bake about 1 hour. Sprinkle top of casserole evenly with potato chip crumbs and bake until golden brown and bubbly, about 5-10 minutes.
Makes 12 servings
PER SERVING: 186 calories, 8 g protein, 24.5 g carbohydrate, 6 g fat (3.3 g saturated fat, .3 g monounsaturated fat, .7 g polyunsaturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 392 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 29 percent.