Cheesy Potato Spoon Bread

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

From Vegetarian Times, Whip this dish together with leftover or store bought mashed potatoes. Serve with a salad. This looks really delicious, I cant wait to try it!


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F Generously butter 6 1 cup ramekins or 2 quart souffle dish or casserole.
  2. If using cold mashed potatoes, warm in large nonstick skillet or saucepan over med heat until very hot, stirring frequently frequently to prevent scorching.
  3. Meanwhile, bring one cup of water to a boil. Put flour, margarine, onion powder, salt, pepper and cayenne pepper in mixing bowl, and pour boiling water over mixture. Using electric mixer on low, beat for 1 minute, and add very hot mashed potatoes. Beat again well. Add eggs, and beat again, until thoroughly combined. Set aside to cool slightly.
  4. Mix parsley, shredded cheese and cream cheese in mixing bowl. Scoop 1/2 cup potato mixture into each ramekin, or put 4 cups into a prepared casserole. Make a well in center and spoon in 2 heaping Tbs. of parsley cheese filling.
  5. Cover filling with 4 tbsp potato mixture.
  6. If using casserole, top with remaining potato mixture. Place ramekins or casserole on baking sheet.
  7. Bake 50 minutes. Let cool 15 minutes before serving.
Most Helpful

I used normal butter and full fat cream cheese so I'm sure this was pretty bad for me but it tasted great. I cut the recipe into 2 servings and prepared in individual ramekins. This was a nice change from the normal potato dishes.

Queen Dana July 07, 2009