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Creamy Potato & Leek Bake

Summary

Velveeta-icious!

What You Need

  • 2-1/2 lb. red potatoes (about 8), cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 2 leeks, white and light green parts sliced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 oz. VELVEETA®, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup KRAFT Finely Shredded Triple Cheddar Cheese, divided
  • 16 round buttery crackers, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, melted

Instructions

  1. Cook potatoes in boiling water in saucepan 10 min.
  2. Meanwhile, cook and stir leeks in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 6 to 8 min. or until tender. Stir in 1-1/4 cups broth. Whisk flour and remaining broth in small bowl until blended. Gradually stir into ingredients in skillet; cook 5 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Add VELVEETA and 1/2 cup shredded cheese; cook and stir 4 min. or until melted.
  3. Heat oven to 400ºF. Drain potatoes; place in 2-1/2-qt. casserole sprayed with cooking spray. Cover with cheese sauce; top with remaining shredded cheese, then combined cracker crumbs and butter.
  4. Bake 20 min. or until potatoes are tender and sauce is heated through.
Variation

Prepare using KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese.

Cooking time (duration)

Prep Time: 30 min. | Total Time: 50 min.

Number of servings (yield)

12 servings, 2/3 cup each

Category

Dinnertime

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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 170 calories, 7g total fat, 4g saturated fat, 15mg cholesterol, 270mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate, 2g dietary fiber, 2g sugars, 6g protein, 10%DV vitamin A, 8%DV vitamin C, 15%DV calcium, 8%DV iron.

Note:
Any variety of potato can be used to prepare this recipe. If using small potatoes, quarter them instead of cutting them into 3/4-inch cubes.

Use Your Microwave:
To cook the potatoes in the microwave, place cubed potatoes in large microwaveable bowl. Add 1/2 cup water. Microwave on HIGH 15 min. or just until potatoes are tender. Drain, then use as directed.

Ratings & Reviews

2 reviews

Perfect side-dish recipe for any day of the week. Goes perfect with grilled chicken and a green salad. Thanks for sharing!!
Bobbi P. – 12/02/2014 –

This is PERFECT side dish for any thing!! Love it!
Cerra S. – 12/26/2014 –

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