Fiesta Potatoes Recipe

Yield: 12 (1/2 cup) servings

Fiesta Potatoes Ingredients

  • 8 small to medium russet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup Mexican blend cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup low-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil, crushed
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Fiesta Potatoes Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the potatoes, bell peppers, and onion in a medium pan and cover with water. Place over high heat and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer 12-15 minutes, or until vegetables are tender. Drain the vegetables and place in a mixing bowl. Stir in the cheese, margarine, milk, and seasonings until combined.
  4. Spread the mixture in a 9-by-13-inch baking pan that has been sprayed with a non-stick coating. Bake for about 20 minutes or until bubbly.

Nutritional facts per serving: 200 calories, 9 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 370 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g sugar, 9 g protein

Fiesta Potatoes Video Demonstration

Source: Kentucky Proud Project; County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences; University of Kentucky, Dietetics and Human Nutrition Students.

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