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Cheesy Potato Recipe

This Cheesy Potato Recipe is a simple and easy side dish that everyone will love. When you need the ultimate comfort food, make this cheesy potato casserole.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole, easy recipe, from scratch
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 242kcal
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 2 10 oz cans condensed cream of chicken soup or homemade version
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 32 ounces frozen diced hash brown potatoes (still frozen)

Topping (added halfway through baking)

  • 2 cups corn flakes cereal
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter melted


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9 by 13 inch baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a large bowl mix together the sour cream, cream of chicken soup, and shredded cheddar cheese. Set aside.
  • Pour the potatoes into the bottom of the baking dish. Top with the sour cream mixture. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes.
  • Pull the casserole out of the oven and top with corn flakes. Pour the melted butter over the top. Bake for another 30 minutes uncovered.
  • Serve and enjoy.


Calories: 242kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 426mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 12IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 6mg