Italian-ish Double Cheese Taters

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Italian-ish Double Cheese Taters
 
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Description Tater Tuesday done Italian style.
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Freezer Bag Cooking, Insulated Mug Method, One Pot Meals
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 2⁄3 c instant mashed potatoes
  • 2 T sun dried tomatoes, sliced thin
  • 1 T dry milk
  • 1 T butter powder (see notes)
  • 1 T shelf stable parmesan cheese
  • 1⁄4 t granulated garlic
  • 1⁄4 t italian seasoning
  • 5 oz can chicken breast
  • 1 pkt string cheese
  • 1 c water
Instructions
  1. At home pack the dry ingredients into a quart freezer bag for FBC or a sandwich bag for the insulated mug or one pot methods. Tuck the chicken with the bag and pack the cheese stick before leaving.
  2. FBC Method:
  3. Bring the water to a near boil. Add the chicken with broth to the mashed potatoes, then the water. Stir till well mixed, making sure there is no powder in the corners. Seal tightly and let sit in a cozy for 5 minutes.
  4. Dice up the cheese and add in.
  5. Insulated Mug Method:
  6. Bring the water to a boil. Dump the potato mix into your mug, add the chicken with broth to the mashed potatoes, then the water. Stir till well mixed, making sure there is no powder in the corners. Cover tightly for 5 minutes.
  7. Dice up the cheese and add in.
  8. One Pot Method:
  9. Bring the water and the chicken with broth to a boil. Take off the heat, stir in the potato mixture, stirring well. Cover tightly and let sit for 5 minutes. In cooler weather use a pot cozy to retain heat.
  10. Dice up the cheese and add in.
Notes
We used these products in the recipe:
Idahoan mashed potatoes: http://www.idahoan.com/products
Bella Sun Luci sun-dried tomatoes: http://www.mooneyfarms.com/products/
Valley Fresh canned chicken: http://valleyfresh.com/Products/
Butter powder: http://www.frontiercoop.com/products.php?ct=dfmbc&cn=Butter+Powder
You can substitute Butter Buds or Molly McButter powders, found in the seasoning section at most grocery stores, for the butter powder - it will be a bit saltier though.