Creamy Mushroom Potato Casserole
I have been on a potato kick lately.
Sweet potatoes, yellow potatoes, red potatoes, purple potatoes….fried, baked, boiled, mashed…hashbrowns, fries, and pureed. ENDLESS VERSIONS AND COLORS AND SHAPES!
Part of the reason I have been part of the potato party was because I wanted to semi partake in the “potato challenge”. The other reason is that I am Russian and I LOVE potatoes!!!
I wanted to make the ultimate potato casserole that was hearty, cheesy, creamy and used minimal ingredients. I also wanted to use potatoes as foundation and the “Spackle” between the bricks lol.
From the inner depths of my mind came this…
Scalloped potatoes intermixed with layers of mushrooms and onions enveloped in a ultra creamy potato sauce.
It is quite the work of art!
Layers and layers of delicate slices of potatoes and mushrooms smothered in a potato sauce. The potato sauce is dairy free but ultra creamy and “cheesy”.
And don’t forget the best part…
The CRUST ON TOP is soooo delicious! It will make you think that there is actual cheese in the recipe. NOPE! Dairy free and low fat!!
This dish may seem like the usual artery clogging comfort food casserole but in reality it is packed full of vitamins and nutrients from the double dose of potatoes and the addition of the mushrooms and onions.
Comfort food does not have to be the usual high fat and high carb coma inducing meal. Revamp your winter go to with a healthier version!
Rich in Vitamin C
Great source of Folate, Vitamin B and Minerals Potassium, Iron and Magnesium
Lowers Blood Pressure
Vitamin B6 for Cellular Renewal and Nervous System Health
Electrolyte Balance for Athletes
Good Source of Iron
May Help Prevent Breast and Prostate Cancer
NO FAT OR CHOLESTEROL
Ergothioneine-Immune Boosting Antioxidant
Copper Content for better Iron Absorption
Source of Selenium
Mustard Seeds Speed Up Metabolism
Possess Antiseptic and Anti-Fungal Properties
Great Amounts of Phytonutrients for Gastrointestinal Health
Contains Sulfur beneficial for Skin Diseases
Promotes Circulation and Decreases Inflammation
Seeds can be a Wonderful Decongestant and Expectorant