An Italian Mashed Potato Casserole, filled with smoked provolone and salami, is a perfect side dish for a comfort food dinner. Topped with breadcrumbs for a crunchy top, this is will be a new family favorite.
mashed potato casserole
4russet potatoesYukon golds could be substituted, peeled and large chopped
To taste salt and pepper
2/3lbsmoked provolone cheesecut into pieces
2.5ouncessliced salamicut into thick ribbons
In a medium sauce pot, bring potatoes to boil in heavily salted water, along with the sachet of spices and herbs. Cook until potatoes are fork tender, about 35-40 minutes. Drain from water, once potatoes are done, and discard sachet.
In a small sauce pot, warm up together milk and butter. Add sour cream.
Using a stand mixer, fixed with the whisk attachment, beat potatoes until mealy and broken up. Slowly add milk mixture to potatoes. Once liquid has been added, speed up mixer and beat potatoes until creamy texture is achieved. Add cheese, chives, and salami to potatoes. Mix until well incorporated.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a casserole dish with butter and line with bread crumbs. Scrape potato mixture out of mixing bowl and into breaded casserole dish. Even out the top and top with more bread crumbs and butter. Place in heated oven and bake for 20 minutes.
Serve alongside your favorite roast or other main dish.
Italian Mashed Potato Casserole
Amount Per Serving (4 ounces)
Calories 559Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 21g105%
Total Carbohydrates 38g13%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.