Sometimes you just want comfort food.

Cheese, potatoes, butter, sour cream….all baked together in one perfect dish. Sure, it’s not exactly health food, but it’s not intended to be. It’s the dish you bring to potlucks and sick friends, the one you serve at home to take the edge of an otherwise bad day.

The beauty of this mouthwatering cheesy potato casserole (sometimes also referred to as “Funeral Potatoes,”) is in its utter simplicity. It whips up in minutes, taking advantage of convenient pre-diced potatoes, and other ready-to-use ingredients.

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And it’s so good. Seriously. Next time you’ll want to double the recipe!

You'll most likely find the ingredients for Cheesy Potato Casserole already in your kitchen!

Here is what you need:

3/4 cup onions
8 tablespoons butter
1 10 3/4 oz. can condensed cream of chicken soup
1 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 20oz. package diced potato hash browns
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar
1 1/2 cups corn flakes, crushed or corn flake crumbs
 

The first step is to chop and sauté onions for the Cheesy Potato Casserole.

Step 1: Chop onions; saute onions in 1 tablespoon butter until translucent; set aside. Melt remaining butter.

Next step in this Cheesy Potato Casserole is to whisk together the soup, sour cream, butter, salt, and garlic powder.

Step 2: In a large bowl, whisk together soup, sour cream, add half of melted butter,  seasoned salt, and garlic powder.

Next up for the delicious Cheesy Potato Casserole is to mix in the potatoes, cheese, and onions.

Step 3: Mix in potatoes, onions and cheese.

We're getting there! Next, for the Cheesy Potato Casserole, transfer the mixture to a baking dish and top with cornflakes and butter crumble.

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Step 4: Transfer potato mixture into heat proof baking dish. Combine cornflakes and remaining melted butter and sprinkle evenly over top of casserole.

Bake the Cheesy Potato Casserole until heated and bubbly. Yum!

Step 5: Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until heated and bubbly.

Cheesy Potato Casserole

This super simple casserole is comfort food at it's best! 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheesy Potato Casserole
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 52 minutes
Servings 10 people

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup onions
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 1 10 3/4 oz. can condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 20 oz. package diced potato hash browns
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar
  • 1 1/2 cups corn flakes crushed or corn flake crumbs

Instructions

  1. Chop onions; saute onions in 1 tablespoon butter until translucent; set aside. Melt remaining butter.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together soup, sour cream, add half of melted butter, seasoned salt, and garlic powder.
  3. Mix in potatoes, onions and cheese.
  4. Transfer potato mixture into heat proof baking dish. Combine cornflakes and remaining melted butter and sprinkle evenly over top of casserole.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 40-45 minutes or until heated and bubbly.

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