Menu

Top Hat Supper retro dinner recipe made with Spam & mashed potatoes

Note: This article may feature affiliate links to Amazon or other companies, and purchases made via these links may earn us a small commission at no additional cost to you. Find out more here.

Top Hat Supper retro casserole recipe

A recipe that makes a tempting luncheon or quick family supper is made with canned luncheon meat. Called a Top Hat Supper, it consists of slices of Spam or Treet topped by a “hat” of well-seasoned instant mashed potatoes.

Baked for a mere 15 minutes, a celery soup sauce is served over the top. “Because it has a salty flavor, a fruit salad or Jell-O mold and rolls go well with this,” Diane said. This recipe is easy to make, economical and very tasty. – Excerpted from The Roselle Register (Roselle, Illinois) April 23, 1969

MORE  Hamburger & green bean casserole recipe (1955)
Top Hat Supper retro dinner recipe

Top Hat Supper retro dinner recipe

Yield: 4 to 6 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 can Campbell's Cream of Celery Soup
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 servings instant mashed potatoes 
  • 1 can (12 ounces) luncheon meat, cut in 6 slices

Instructions

  1. In saucepan, cook onion, green pepper in butter; stir in soup, milk.
  2. Prepare potatoes as directed on package using 1/2 cup soup mixture for milk.
  3. Place luncheon meat on baking sheet; top with mounds of potatoes.
  4. Bake at 375 F for 15 minutes.
  5. Serve with hot soup sauce plus chopped parsley, if desired.
  6. Serve with green beans, romaine salad, orange chiffon cake for dessert.

Recommended Products

As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, qualifying purchases made via our links earns us a small commission at no additional cost to you.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 400 Total Fat: 22g Saturated Fat: 12g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 9g Cholesterol: 60mg Sodium: 897mg Carbohydrates: 40g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 6g Sugar: 3g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 11g
Click Americana offers approximate nutrition information as a general reference only, and we make no warranties regarding its accuracy. Please make any necessary calculations based on the actual ingredients used in your recipe, and consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have dietary concerns.

Top Hat Supper recipe card from 1968

Top Hat Supper retro casserole recipe from 1968

MORE  Campbell's tuna crunch casserole: The easy retro recipe from the '60s

More stories you might like

See our books

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Because the fun never ends:

Pin It on Pinterest

join the fun

Don’t miss out on the latest and greatest vintage stuff!

Sign up for our free weekly newsletter here.