CHEESY POTATO CASSEROLE

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Cheesy potato casserole make a wonderful side dish anytime.

Cheesy Potato Casserole

This cheesy potato casserole is very versatile and great for any gathering or holiday event.  It is good for any meal where you need a casserole that is easy to make and your family and guests will love this.  You could add meat to this dish for a meal.  Ham would be good added.  You can add more or less of the seasonings or leave out an ingredient you don’t like.  You could cut this dish in half if you just want to make a small amount or double it for a crowd.  It keeps well for several days refrigerated and can be reheated in the oven or microwave.  You could use crushed potato chips or Ritz crackers on top instead of the cornflakes.  You might also like to check out our recipe for spicy sweet potatoes.

Cheesy potato casserole is sometimes called funeral potatoes, too.

1 (32 ounce bag) frozen diced hash brown potatoes (no need to thaw)

1 (10.5 ounce can) cream of chicken soup (do not dilute)

1 cup sour cream

1/2 cup chopped green onion or regular onion (optional)

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)

6 tablespoons butter, divided

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided

2 cups crushed corn flakes

Combine cream of chicken soup, sour cream, chopped green onions, black pepper, salt, garlic powder and 3 tablespoons of the butter, (melted) plus 1/2 cup of the cheddar cheese in a large bowl.  Mix with a spoon.  Pour in frozen potatoes and toss to coat with the soup mixture. Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray and spread the potatoes in the dish.  Combine the two cups of crushed cornflakes with the remaining 3 tablespoons of melted butter and sprinkle over potatoes.  Add remaining 1/2 cup of cheese on top.  Cover the casserole with foil and bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 60 minutes.  Remove foil and bake for another 15 minutes to brown top of casserole. Can garnish with additional chopped green onions or fresh chopped parsley.  Makes 8 to 10 servings.  Enjoy!

Cheesy Potato Casserole

Cheesy Potato Casserole

This cheesy potato casserole is absolutely delicious. The perfect side dish to any meal and would be wonderful to take to a gathering or serve during the holidays.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: potato casserole
Servings: 8 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 1 32 ounce bafrozen diced hash brown potatoes (no need to thaw
  • 1 10.5 ounce cacream of chicken soup (do not dilute
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion or regular onion optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder optional
  • 6 tablespoons butter divided
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese divided
  • 2 cups crushed corn flakes

Instructions

  • Combine cream of chicken soup, sour cream, chopped green onions, black pepper, salt, garlic powder and 3 tablespoons of the butter, (melteplus 1/2 cup of the cheddar cheese in a large bowl. Mix with a spoon.
  • Pour in frozen potatoes and toss to coat with the soup mixture. Spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with cooking spray and spread the potatoes in the dish. Combine the two cups of crushed cornflakes with the remaining 3 tablespoons of melted butter and sprinkle over potatoes. Add remaining 1/2 cup of cheese on top.
  • Cover the casserole with foil and bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 60 minutes. Remove foil and bake for another 15 minutes to brown top of casserole. Can garnish with additional chopped green onions or fresh chopped parsley.

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