Stretching a Box of Scalloped Potatoes

When I buy a box of scalloped potatoes (on sale!), I add an extra raw potato, cut in thin slices, before cooking. I also add 3/4 cup more milk than required. It makes more scalloped potatoes, so I can feed more people!

By Tee M.

February 17, 20050 found this helpful

when wanting to stretch a box of scalloped potatoes, I prepare as to the directions on the box and just before putting them in the oven, I stir in drained tender-crisp cooked broccoli & carrots. I've used mushrooms and onions before as well. I'd say the possibilities are endless as to what you could also put in extra, maybe some chopped, cooked meat.

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August 28, 20070 found this helpful

When I need to stretch a box of scalloped potatoes, I add leftover diced

hot dog or ham. I keep a couple of bags in the freezer for just this purpose.

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