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Christmas Special | U.S. Russet Potatoes Mushroom Cheese Casserole by Indra Balaratnam

  • Ready Time: 80min
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  • Prep Time: 10min
    Cook Time: 70min
  • Potato Type: Russet
    Cuisine: Italian
  • Serves: 6
    Prep Method: BakedCasserole
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Recipe by: Indra Balaratnam

Nutrition packed U.S. Russet Potatoes make this luscious dish a stand-out on your festive table this year for the whole family! Learn how to cook U.S. Russet Potatoes Mushroom Cheese Casserole this Christmas with Dietitian - Indra Balaratnam now!


  • 2 medium size Russet U.S. Potatoes (approximately 450 grams) -- thinly sliced
  • 200 grams white button mushrooms
  • 100 grams yellow onion -- thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon (15 grams) butter
  • 2 cloves garlic – finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon wheat flour
  • 1 cup (250 ml) cups nonfat (skim) milk
  • 120g low-fat cheese (6 slices low fat cheese slices)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • English parsley -- chopped (to garnish)

Prep Time: 10min | Cook Time: 70min


• Heat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
• Line the thinly sliced U.S. potatoes into a lightly buttered baking dish
• Melt butter in a small pot over low-medium heat;
• Add in onion and mushroom cook stirring occasionally until tender (about 5 minutes).
• Stir in flour, then slowly add in the skim milk and stir till well combined. Bring to a slight simmer.
• Stir in 120 grams low fat cheese, salt, black pepper & cayenne pepper
• Pour mixture into prepared baking dish then spread out to coat the thinly sliced potatoes.
• Bake in the oven uncovered for 45 minutes.
• After 45 minutes cooking time, cover with foil and continue to bake another 10 minutes more.
• Garnish with finely chopped English parsley


Vitamin C7mg
Saturated fat3g
Vitamin A404 IU
Calcium177 mg
Vitamin B60 mg


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