Vegetable Medley Mashed Potato Bowl

Menu Part: 
Side Dish
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
40

Potato Pearls® mashed potatoes, topped with fresh mixed garden vegetables and finished with rich Cheddar cheese sauce.

Ingredients

1 pkg Potato Pearls® EXCEL® Original Recipe Mashed Potatoes*, prepared
5 qt Mixed green vegetables, frozen
2 ½ qt Cheddar cheese sauce

Steps

  1. Prepare Potato Pearls® EXCEL® Original Mashed Potatoes according to package directions, hold in a steamtable.
  2. Divide vegetables in a single layer in perforated steamtable pans.
  3. Steam until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 4 min, transfer to a full-sized, steamtable pan and hold hot.
  4. Heat cheese sauce in a large sauce pan over medium heat until very hot, stirring frequently, about 10 min. Transfer to a bain-marie and hold hot in steamtable.
  5. Assemble individual portions by placing half-cup prepared potatoes in bottom of a serving bowl or ramekin, top with 4-oz hot vegetables and 2-oz of cheese sauce. Serve immediately.
  6. *Note: Can substitute other Basic American Foods mashed potato products.

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