You can't beat an easy casserole full of cheese.
Prep: 35 minutes
Bake: 30 minutes • Serves: 8
1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray 2- to 2-1/2-quart glass or ceramic baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. In large covered saucepot, add potatoes and enough salted water to cover; heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, 12 to 14 minutes or until potatoes are fork-tender. Drain potatoes, then return to same saucepot. Add sour cream, butter, nutmeg, salt and pepper. With potato masher, mash potatoes so they are slightly chunky.
2. Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 7 to 9 minutes or until crisp, stirring frequently. With slotted spoon, transfer bacon to paper towel-lined plate.
3. Add leeks to bacon drippings in skillet; cook over medium heat 8 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in garlic and cook 1 minute longer, stirring occasionally.
4. Fold leek mixture, bacon and 1 cup cheese into potato mixture until well combined. Spread potato mixture evenly in prepared dish. Bake 20 minutes. Sprinkle remaining 1 cup cheese over potatoes and bake 10 to 12 minutes longer or until top is lightly browned.
Approximate nutritional values per serving: 413 Calories, 27g Fat (16g Saturated), 70mg Cholesterol, 419mg Sodium, 30g Carbohydrates,
2g Fiber, 13g Protein