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Ophelia's Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Deb Sanders
Added: Friday, March 3, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 large potatoes
1 pint sour cream
1 cup green onions, chopped
1 stick butter
1 1/2 pounds sharp cheddar cheese-grated
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper





Directions:
Directions:
Boil potatoes in the skin. Do not over cook, they need to remain firm.
Peel skin and dice into medium pieces.
Add butter while warm. Mix LIGHTLY, do not over stir.
Let cool for about 15-30 minutes, just above room temp.
Add salt, pepper, sour cream, chopped onions and half of grated cheese.
Toss together, do not stir.
Grease large casserole dish and spoon mixture evenly into dish.
Spread remaining cheese over mixture and bake at 350 until bubbly hot but not browned.
Let stand and cool a few minutes before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Hopefully 8, but you will want lots
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe comes from Ophelia Porter, she works with Bryant. She is about 78-79, a fiesty, good hearted black southern lady(heavy on the lady). She told us she had to quadruple this recipe when she makes it for her kids at holiday gatherings(she has 9)

 

 

 

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