Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.
This recipe is a high-calorie, calcium-dense twist on a tasty favorite.
Prep time: 30 minutes
- 4.9-ounce box of scalloped potato mix
- 1-2/3 cup boiling water
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup cheddar cheese
- oven (you’ll need help from your adult assistant)
- 1½-quart casserole dish
- mixing spoon
- Heat oven to 450ºF (232ºC).
- In ungreased casserole dish, stir potatoes and sauce mix, water, heavy cream, butter, and cheese.
- Bake uncovered for about 20 minutes or until top is light golden brown and potatoes are tender.
- Remove from oven. Sauce will thicken as it stands.
Serving size: 2/3 cup
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
9 g protein
33 g fat
700 mg sodium
215 mg calcium
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD