Western Potatoes Recipe

  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 (4 ounce) can chopped green chilies
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
  • 8 medium cubed cooked red potatoes
  1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, saute red pepper and onion in butter until tender. Stir in the soup, milk, chilies, salt, cayenne if desired and hot pepper sauce; heat through. Stir in 3/4 cup cheese until melted. Add potatoes; stir to coat.
  2. Transfer to a greased 11-in. x 7-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes for until bubbly. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.