Nutrition and Fitness

Scalloped Potatoes

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

This recipe is a high-calorie, calcium-dense twist on a tasty favorite.

Prep time: 30 minutes


  • 1 4.9-ounce box of scalloped potato mix
  • 1-2/3 cup (13.3 ounces) boiling water
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese


  1. Heat oven to 450ºF (232ºC).
  2. In an ungreased 1½-quart casserole dish, combine potatoes and sauce mix, water, heavy cream, butter, and cheese.
  3. Bake uncovered for about 20 minutes or until top is light golden brown and potatoes are tender.
  4. Remove from oven. Sauce will thicken as it stands.

Serves: 5

Serving size: 2/3 cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
428 calories
9 g protein
33 g fat
700 mg sodium
215 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD

Kids Health

Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses and treatment, consult your doctor.

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