About French’s French Fried Onions
French’s French Fried Onions have been adding crunch and delicious taste to the holidays for almost sixty years. This holiday season, the French’s Test Kitchen introduces two exciting new recipe ideas, Crunchy Onion Bacon Potatoes and Crunchy Holiday Stuffing. Made with real onions and a perfect combination of crispy, flavorful goodness,
French’s French Fried Onions can elevate your holiday side dishes from delicious to sublime.
“The versatility of French’s French Fried Onions lends themselves to a variety of uses including these new recipes developed by the culinary experts at French’s,” says Lee Meyer, Brand Manager for French’s French Fried Onions. “Everyone who’s tried our Crunchy Onion Bacon Potatoes and Crunchy Holiday Stuffing has been wowed! The reaction has been one of surprise and delight when they discover it’s a long-standing family favorite that’s the secret behind the elevated taste & texture.” So liven’ up the mashed potatoes and stuffing on your holiday buffet with new ways to serve up these holiday classics.
The tradition of serving French’s French Fried Onions during the holiday season began with the Green Bean Casserole and this year more than 40 million* will be served once again.
So enjoy a spoonful of the original Green Bean Casserole, but be sure to serve it alongside its contemporary counterparts. Then, just sit back and watch with satisfaction as a new family tradition unfolds before your eyes.
- 6 cups prepared mashed potatoes (I used instant)
- 12 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (I bought bacon crumbles)
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 2 cups FRENCH’S® French Fried Onions
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Layer half of the potatoes in an 8-inch square baking dish.
- Sprinkle with half the bacon, 1 cup cheese and 1 cup French Fried Onions.
- Top with remaining potatoes.
- Bake 20 minutes or until hot.
- Top with remaining bacon, cheese and French Fried Onions.
- Bake 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Mom Maven’s Thoughts
Since I have never in my life made mashed potatoes from scratch, I made 6 cups of my favorite instant potatoes. With the price of bacon soaring out of my budget, I used a package of real bacon crumbles. Both of these tweaks, made this recipe even easier to make. I served the Loaded Potato Casserole with steak and salad. It was a huge hit for my family and it is a recipe I will be making again and again.
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