Bell Pepper Casserole With Mashed Sweet Potatoes - The Bell Pepper Casserole is a favorite casserole dish of mine. I have adopted the bell pepper casserole to include Sliced Russet Potatoes along with Mashed Sweet Potatoes. When I say this casserole dish is quick, easy, delicious, fast and a simple recipe….I Mean It.
The different tastes that combine in this bell pepper casserole dish will make your mouth water and your kitchen seem like a miracle of culinary delights took up residence!
Besides the delicious taste of the bell pepper casserole, we also like the fact that this is one of the easy simple recipes on this site that produces a quick gourmet dish. It is our belief that a great homemade recipe should be a recipe that makes a quick and delicious meal.
When cooking this casserole you can also rest assured that the bell pepper casserole can be put in your menu book under “quick healthy food”. Certainly it can be placed in the category of fast vegetarian recipes. Now that you are aware that the bell pepper casserole is a fast easy recipe, it is a quick healthy food, and it is a simple casserole to cook, we only need to speak briefly about the potatoes that will be used in the preparation of the bell pepper casserole.
The Sliced Russet Potato is the tubular that will be added to the Bell Pepper Casserole. The Russet is commonly used to make french fries and potato chips. We are using it because of the sliced potatoes in the bell pepper casserole recipe. We will make the mashed potatoes from very tasty sweet potatoes with the help of a potato ricer. The combination of taste of the Russet and Sweet Potatoes will be something to remember.
The Bell Pepper Casserole with the mashed sweet potato and the sliced Russet potato will be one of the better easy side dish recipes that you will ever cook. You can use it as a make ahead recipe, and because you are going to make it from scratch this homemade food is sure to please. By the way, the leftovers are really fast cooking and taste great. Are you ready to make a delicious comfort food?
How To Make Bell Pepper Casserole
INGREDIENTS FOR MASHED SWEET POTATOES
3 Large Sweet Potatoes, Scrubbed
Vegetable oil to rub the potatoes
1/4 cup of heavy cream
1/4 cup of chicken broth
1 teaspoon of bottled horseradish, drained
Salt & Ground Black Pepper to Taste
DIRECTIONS FOR MASHED SWEET POTATOES
Preheat Oven to 325F
Rub the skins of the sweet potatoes with the vegetable oil
Prick holes in the sweet potatoes with a fork (so they won’t explode)
Place the sweet potatoes on a cookie sheet; then place the cookie sheet on the lowest rack in the oven
Bake the sweet potatoes for 1 to 1 1/2 hours until they are easily pierced by a sharp knife
Test the sweet potatoes after one hour
When the sweet potatoes are finished cooking let them cool until you can easily handle them
Cut the potatoes into 1 to 2 inch cubes
Now squeeze the sweet potato cubes through your potato ricer to make lump free mashed sweet potatoes
In a one quart saucepan bring the cream and chicken broth to a boil; remove from heat
Using an electric mixer set to medium speed, slowly beat the cream mixture into the mashed sweet potatoes until they are smooth and fluffy
Beat in horseradish along with the salt & pepper
Cover the mashed sweet potato mixture and set aside
INGREDIENTS FOR BELL PEPPER CASSEROLE
1 small onion sliced very thin
1 small bell pepper sliced very thin
2 medium size russet potatoes sliced very thin
1 stick of butter
1/2 cup of sour cream
The mashed sweet potatoes you just made
1 cup of cheddar cheese, grated
4 medium size Russet potatoes, sliced and cooked
6 well cooked slices of bacon
DIRECTIONS ON COOKING THE BELL PEPPER CASSEROLE
Preheat the oven to 350F
Spread the mashed sweet potatoes on the bottom of a casserole dish
Spread the sour cream on top of the mashed sweet potatoes
Now you will need to saute in the butter the onion and bell pepper slices
Place the sauteed onion slices and bell pepper slices over the sour cream…evenly
Drip some of the reserved butter onto the top of the sauteed slices. Don’t drown them. Now evenly place the slices of the Russet potatoes on top.
Now evenly place the slices of the Russet Potatoes on top.
Place the casserole dish in the oven and let bake for 1 1/4 hours.
Now sprinkle the 1 cup of cheddar cheese on top. Put back in oven (covered) for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Remove from oven and sprinkle the cooked bacon on top
This bell pepper casserole makes a great side dish recipe for everyone in the family including the one or two vegetarians that demand a vegetarian recipe. You have just made a quick, simple, easy, and delicious bell pepper casserole with sliced Russet potatoes and mashed sweet potatoes.
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We hope you enjoyed cooking and eating the Bell Pepper Casserole Dish with Russet Potato Slices and Mashed Sweet Potatoes. It surely is a quick, simple, easy to make healthy food . Enjoy the leftovers of this comfort food.