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Cheesy Potato Casserole

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Cheesy potato casserole is a classic, comforting dish that is served by my Grammy at nearly every family function. It is the whole family’s favorite potato dish, and it couldn’t be simpler. This recipe calls for 7 ingredients you may already have on hand and comes together in 5 minutes, no chopping required.

Ingredients needed for cheesy potato casserole

  • 1 package Ore Ida Potatoes O’Brien, thawed (1 lb)
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup (I use organic)
  • 1 pint sour cream
  • 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • Paprika
  • Salt & pepper

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How to make cheesy potato casserole

In a medium bowl, add the sour cream, cream of chicken, salt and pepper. Mix until well combined.

Add the shredded cheese and mix.

Then add the thawed and drained potatoes. Mix until well combined.

Add the mixture to your greased baking dish and sprinkle with paprika.

Bake at 350 degree F until golden brown and bubbly, about 50 minutes to 1 hour. Serve hot and enjoy!

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cheesy potato casserole

Cheesy Potato Casserole

This comforting dish is perfect to serve to a crowd. It's simple to make, cheesy, and delicious.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Course Side Dish
Servings 8


  • 9x13 casserole dish


  • 1 pkg Ore Ida Potatoes O'Brien, thawed 1 lb
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup I use organic
  • 1 pint sour cream
  • 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 tsp salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika sprinkled on top


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  • Grease a 9x13 casserole dish
  • Mix together soup mix, sour cream, salt and pepper
  • Stir in cheese
  • Once combined, mix in thawed potatoes
  • Place in casserole dish
  • Sprinkle with paprika
  • Bake uncovered for 50-60 minutes or until golden and bubbly
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Can you make cheesy potato casserole ahead of time?

Yes, you can. You can assemble everything and cover it in plastic wrap in the fridge until you are ready to bake. You can also bake it, let it cool, and reheat it when you are ready to serve.

How to store leftover cheesy potato casserole

Once cooled, store leftovers in a glass container. Refrigerate for up to 4 days.

How to reheat cheesy potato casserole

The preferred method to reheating your leftovers is to warm them in a 350 degree F oven in a glass baking dish until hot. Alternatively, you can microwave it on high for 1 minute or until hot.

What to serve with cheesy potato casserole

Serve your cheesy potato casserole as a side to any protein dish. My favorite is filet mignon, ham, or a roasted chicken.

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