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June 02, 2006

Coronary Casserole

Last night was cooking night, and it has brung more veggie loaf and the casserole below. We cooked up our entire delivery of vegetables, except for just a few potatoes and a couple cloves of garlic. Note to veggie-loaf lovers: this time, we roasted the veggies first, and it didn't really make a difference. So don't waste the extra time. In the delivery were some fresh green beans, so naturally we did what our white-person instincts demanded: got out the cream-of-mushroom soup.

2 medium potatoes, peeled and sliced
4 plump cloves of garlic, sliced
1-1/2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded (I probably used more--I just grabbed handfuls. Thus the title.)
1 cup fresh green beans, cut into 1-inch bits
1/2 cup milk
1 can condensed cream-of-mushroom soup (the cheaper the better!)

  • preheat oven to 375°.
  • Spray a medium casserole dish with nonstick spray.
  • Layer in the pan thusly: potatoes, garlic, green beans, cheese. Make about two layers.
  • Mix the milk and soup, whisking lightly until the big lumps are gone. Pour over the top of the layers.
  • Bake for about an hour, or until the potatoes are tender.
  • Serve to cheese-lovin' Spousal Unit.
  • Administer CPR.

Posted by Cat Connor on June 2, 2006 07:49 AM

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Posted by: A Fan on June 16, 2006 03:36 PM

I really did laugh out loud at "Coronary Casserole."

Thanks for the chuckle!

Posted by: Jennifer on October 5, 2006 05:46 AM

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