Mashed Potato Veggie Strata


Creamy and cheesy, even picky eaters will want to eat this veggie side dish.

Mashed Potato Veggie Strata
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Stand Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 2 ¼ pound russet potatoes, peeled and cut up

  • ½ cup bottled roasted red sweet peppers

  • 1 8 ounce carton sour cream

  • 1 tablespoon purchased basil pesto

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 2 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise and sliced

  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, halved lengthwise and sliced

  • 1 medium red sweet pepper, chopped

  • 1 medium yellow sweet pepper, chopped

  • 1 medium green sweet pepper, chopped

  • 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 8 ounce cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly coat a 3-quart rectangular baking dish with cooking spray; set aside. In a large saucepan cook potatoes in enough lightly salted water to cover for 20 to 25 minutes, until tender. Drain potatoes. Return to saucepan, mash with potato masher, ricer, or mixer. Evenly spread potatoes in prepared baking dish.

  2. In a blender or small food processor, blend or process roasted sweet peppers until smooth. Transfer to a medium bowl. Whisk in sour cream, pesto, and 1/4 teaspoon salt until smooth. Spread sweet pepper mixture on potatoes.

  3. In a 12-inch skillet cook zucchini, summer squash, sweet peppers, and onion in hot oil over medium-high heat until crisp-tender. Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Spoon vegetables on the roasted pepper layer. Sprinkle with cheese.

  4. Bake, uncovered, about 30 minutes, until heated through. Let stand 20 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

269 Calories
14g Fat
27g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 269
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 598mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 95.7mg 479%
Calcium 222.1mg 17%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 634mg 13%
Folate, total 40.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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