Hungry Jack® Casserole Potatoes Frequently Asked Questions
- Question: How do I prepare two boxes of my favorite potatoes in a baking dish?
- Answer: Heat oven to 400° F. In a 4-quart, ungreased baking dish or roasting pan, place potatoes, sauce mix, 1/4 cup butter or margarine and 5 1/2 cups boiling water. Stir in 2 cups milk. Bake uncovered for 35 to 40 minutes, or until potatoes are tender and lightly browned. Let stand 5 minutes to thicken sauce. Stir before serving. Yields approximately 16 (1/2 cup) servings.
- Question: Can I bake my potatoes in the oven at the same time my meat is roasting?
- Answer: Yes! You simply adjust the baking time for your potatoes according to the temperature required to roast your meat. On the back of each box of Hungry Jack Casserole Potatoes, you'll find a handy time and temperature chart:
325° F., bake potatoes for 55 minutes
350° F., bake potatoes for 50 minutes
375° F., bake potatoes for 45 minutes
- Question: What can I add to my potatoes to make them extra-special?
- Answer: Create a quick and easy casserole using Hungry Jack Potatoes. Add one or more of the following ingredients:
Meat: Diced, cooked ham, chicken, or turkey Vegetables: Frozen or canned peas, green beans, broccoli, or corn
Extras: Diced green or red bell pepper; chopped onion; 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, oregano, thyme or dill
Topping: Shredded cheese for the last 2 minutes of baking
- Question: How do I prepare my potatoes in the microwave?
- Answer: In a 2-quart, microwave-safe casserole dish, combine potatoes, 2 tablespoons butter or margarine and 2 3/4 cups water. Cover with waxed paper. Microwave on HIGH for 10 minutes, or just until potatoes are tender. DO NOT DRAIN. Stir in sauce mix and 1 cup milk; mix well. Cover with waxed paper. Microwave on HIGH for 5 to 6 minutes, or until potatoes are tender, rotating casserole one-half turn midway through cooking time. Let stand 5 minutes to thicken sauce.
- Question: Hungry Jack Mashed Potatoes are made from what kind of potato?
- Answer: 100% real russet potatoes.
- Question: Do you have other recipes that use Hungry Jack Potatoes?
- Answer: For more recipes, click here.