Spooky Halloween Potatoes Graveyard #SundaySupper

A creative way to dress up potatoes for Halloween – an easy and fun Halloween Potato Graveyard!Spooky Halloween Potatoes Graveyard

This post is sponsored by the Idaho®Potato Commission. All opinions are my own.

 

Spooky Halloween Potatoes Graveyard #SundaySupper
Author: Katie Clark
Ingredients
  • 5 medium
  • Idaho®
  • potatoes diced
  • 3 long potatoes sliced with mandolin lengthwise
  • ? cup of cheddar cheese
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ teaspoon of pepper
  • ½ cup of Almond/Regular Milk
  • a few dashes of Italian seasoning
Instructions
  1. *Summary of Directions*
  2. Here is a quick summary to start off with. Make some mashed potatoes, top with cheddar, and broil. Bake some potatoes slices with spooky coffin and tombstone shapes. Decorate, season, and enjoy!
  3. *Detail Instructions*
  4. Slice 5 medium potatoes and place in boiling water. Cook until soft and mashable.
  5. Slice 3 long potatoes with a mandolin.
  6. Cut with a knife or cookie cutter the shapes you want like tombstones and coffins.
  7. Drain the diced potatoes and then mash them.
  8. Add ½ cup of almond/regular milk.
  9. Salt and pepper to taste, if you would like.I would recommend ½ teaspoon of each.
  10. Smooth out the top of the mashed potatoes in an oven safe baking dish. Add ? cup of cheddar cheese to cover the top of the mashed potatoes.
  11. Broil in the oven for about 3 ½ minutes. Watch closely so the cheese doesn’t burn.
  12. Remove from the bowl from the oven, and then set the temperature to 400 degrees F.
  13. Top the cheese with your preferred Italian style spices. I used some fresh thyme, oregano powder, and freshly ground pepper.
  14. I think the spices add a bit of a windblown, leafy look.
  15. Place sliced and shaped potatoes on something like a cookie sheet with a little oil and salt.
  16. Bake in the oven at 400 degrees F for about 10 minutes.
  17. The potato slices are thin, so it shouldn't take too long for them be cooked all the way through.
  18. Remove the slices from the oven, and let them sit until they are cool enough to handle. I used a fork to cut a small slit in the cheddar cheese to place my tombstones in, because I don’t think they were sturdy enough on their own. Place the coffins or other shapes as you would like.

As I’ve already mentioned, we love Halloween! So I was so excited when we were asked to participated in the #SundaySupper’s Idaho®Potato Commission event. Potatoes are one of my favorite foods, and I think you can create such fun recipes with it. If you follow the Idaho Potato Commission Pinterest page, you can find even more fun recipes. My mom grew up in Idaho, so I was raised knowing that potatoes from Idaho are the best!

Last year we made this pumpkin potato recipe for a family party, so we decided to do something a little different this year. Forrest thought it would be fun to make a spooky halloween potatoes graveyard. Since he came up with the idea, I let him go at it. This recipe is seriously so easy, and it is perfect for children and adults alike. Be sure to follow the Idaho® Potato Commission on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for more spooky potato ideas! unnamed

Spooky Halloween Potatoes Graveyard

 

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