Now Reading
Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole

Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole

Dive into this homey Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole, a delightful fusion of irresistible flavors and textures, sure to make your next family dinner or potluck gathering unforgettable.

Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole

Get comfy because I am about to take you on a roller-coaster ride of comfort food with the Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole. This bad boy’s chock-full of the good stuff — chunky grated spuds, the zing of sour cream, and a chicken and mushroom soup base — all snuggled under a golden, bubbling blanket of cheddar cheese. Umm… well, I suppose I could have just mentioned the bubbling blanket of cheese and you’d be hooked, amiright?

If you’ve got a thing for layered yummies like Tartiflette or Shepherd’s Pie, or just really, really like dishes with lots of cheese, this Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole is about to become your new crush. It marries grated potatoes, gooey cheese, and a crispy crown of corn flakes is sure to take you on a trip down culinary memory lane. So what are you waiting for? Tie up your cutest apron and let’s whip up some cheesy magic.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups potatoes, grated
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 cup chicken mushroom soup
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup spring onions, finely sliced
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 cups corn flakes
  • ¼ cups salted butter, melted
  • ¼ cup Parmesan, shredded
Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole

Instructions

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 60 minutes
Servings: 7

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F
  • Pour the sour cream, soup, cheddar cheese, spring onions, and salt and pepper into a bowl and mix together until nicely combined. Add the grated potatoes and stir together.
Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole
  • Pour all of the potato mix into the casserole dish.
Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole
  • Mix the corn flakes, butter, Parmesan, and a pinch of salt and pepper together, then lay on top of the potato base. Pop into the preheated oven and bake for 1 hour or until the potatoes are cooked through.
Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole

Tips & Tricks

  • Make sure you grate the potatoes, it ensures even cooking and a smoother texture.
  • To stop the grated potatoes from turning brown, keep them under cold water until ready to use.
  • Also, make sure to squeeze out excess water from the grated potatoes, it helps the casserole hold its shape better.
  • For extra crunch, you can mix in some crushed crackers or panko breadcrumbs with the corn flake topping.

FAQs

Can I use frozen grated potatoes instead of fresh ones?

Absolutely, use potato hash.

What’s the best cheese to play with for this recipe?

Cheddar melts perfectly and brings a creamy, deep flavor, so I recommend it here. But that’s no reason not to experiment.

How can I tell if the casserole is cooked just right?

Peek at the top layer. If it’s turned golden and bubbly, your cheese has reached melted nirvana. As for the potatoes, poke them with a fork in the middle. If it goes in smoothly, it’s dining time.

See Also

Can I switch up the soup in this recipe?

You can certainly mix it up with other creamy soups like cream of celery or cream of broccoli.

Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole

Variations

  • To go vegetarian, swap the chicken and mushroom soup for a plain mushroom soup.
  • Add a little chopped chili or chili powder to the mix for some heat.
  • Add in chicken, bacon or ham for some protein to make it a full, satiating meal.

How To Prep and Store An Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole

Yes, you can prep this Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole then pop it in the oven when you’re ready to serve. Just follow the recipe but stop just before the bit with the oven.

Got some leftovers? Seal them up in a tight container and keep them in the fridge for up to three days. When it’s dining time again, you can either heat this beauty in the oven at 350°F until she’s hot and bubbly, or turn to the microwave if time is limited. Just make sure she’s all warmed up (yes, this dish is a girl) before you dig in.

Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole

Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole

About a Mom
Dive into this homey Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole, a delightful fusion of irresistible flavors and textures, sure to make your next family dinner unforgettable.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 7
Calories 457 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Pour the sour cream, chicken, mushroom soup, cheddar cheese, spring onions, and salt and pepper into a bowl and mix together until nicely combined, add the grated potatoes and stir together.
  • Pour all of the potato mix into the casserole dish.
  • Mix the corn flakes, butter, Parmesan, and a pinch of salt and pepper together then lay on top of the potato base. Pop into the preheated oven and bake for 1 hour or until the potatoes are cooked through.

Notes

  • Grating the potatoes ensures even cooking and a smoother texture.
  • To stop the grated potatoes from turning brown, keep them under cold water until ready to use.
  • Squeezing out excess water from the grated potatoes will help the casserole hold its shape better.
  • For extra crunch, you can mix in some crushed crackers or panko breadcrumbs with the corn flake topping.

Nutrition

Calories: 457kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 14gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 18gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 91mgSodium: 408mgPotassium: 651mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1180IUVitamin C: 27mgCalcium: 359mgIron: 3mg
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!
View Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Recipe Rating




Scroll To Top