Our 18 Best Potato Casserole Recipes
Kids and grown-ups alike will be scrambling for seconds of this tasty dish. Melissa gives it five stars: "Very simple and flexible," she says. "Many substitutions can be made to use up what you have in the pantry or leftovers."
Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes and Ham
"This cheesy scalloped potatoes and ham-layered casserole dish features buttery potatoes and sweet hickory ham baked in a double Jack and Cheddar cheese sauce," says Culinary Envy. "It's a quick and easy recipe that's perfect this time of year as a holiday side dish, or delicious anytime as a cozy meal on a chilly night!"
Cheesy Ranch Potato Bake
This delicious side dish is perfect served alongside barbecued meats, like ribs or chicken, and also makes a great potluck dish. Prep tip: Substitute small red potatoes for the russets, and leave the skins on, for added color and nutrition.
Easy Loaded Baked Potato Casserole
Cheddar cheese, bacon, sour cream, and green onions are baked with creamy Yukon Gold potatoes in this classic side turned into a comforting casserole.
Sally's Spinach Mashed Potatoes
If you're looking to get a little green into your side dish, then this casserole is for you. Jessica Nix found a great shortcut: "I used spinach dip just because it was handy, instead of the spinach and sour cream separately. Definitely worth making again!"
Restaurant-Style Hashbrown Casserole
This is the perfect side dish to bacon, eggs, ham, and plate of fresh fruit at your next breakfast or brunch. Prep tip: To save time in the morning, you can mix all the ingredients (with the hash browns straight from the freezer) the night before, cover, and refrigerate. The next morning, let it come up to room temperature for about 20 minutes before baking.
Asiago Hash Browns
"For years I have made a hash brown casserole with Cheddar cheese and cream of chicken soup. This is a kicked-up, grown-up, gotta-have-more version," says Navy_Mommy. Use aged asiago for more bite; fresh asiago has a milder flavor.
Incredible Potato Casserole
Cornflakes give this casserole its crispy-crunchy topping. And you can use another convenient breakfast food, frozen hash browns, in place of potatoes, recipe creator Jenn Harmon Jones says.
Twice Baked Potato Casserole With Bacon
Twice-baked potatoes take casserole form in this five-star dish. "For a creamier casserole, use a potato masher and mash potatoes thoroughly," recipe submitter Tay says.
Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes
"Creamy, saucy, and delicately-flavored potatoes, which are the perfect accompaniment to more robustly seasoned meats," reviewer naples34102 says. "Uncover for the last 20 minutes to brown the top."
Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes
Creamy mascarpone cheese gives this make-ahead casserole a terrific buttery texture and helps develop the golden-brown crust. "Not only is this a delicious alternative to regular mashed potato recipes," says Chef John, "but it's a very user-friendly way to serve your potato side dish. They're really decadent: not too rich, but just rich enough, and perfect for any special occasion."
Cheesy Ham and Hash Brown Casserole
This dish falls somewhere between a side and an entree. Either way you serve it, your whole family will love it for breakfast or dinner. Reviewer POOBOO says it's "quick and easy to make, not to mention delicious!"
This rich, cheesy brunch or side dish is loaded up with spinach, potatoes, and delicious pancetta. "These potatoes are fantastic," raves Brandy. "Made them for the holidays and people couldn't get enough. So nice to have another potato casserole option at dinner time."
Steak House Au Gratin Potatoes
Potato and Cauliflower Casserole
"This recipe was great," says Jen Oakes. "It's really easy to prepare and a nice change from the same old sides! The only change I made was using milk instead of cream and Cheddar instead of Swiss." Pair these potatoes with pork chops or roasted chicken or beef.
In this classic potato casserole, shredded potatoes are combined with sour cream and cheese. "The soul mate of steak and a great side dish for big holiday gatherings since you can make it the day before and bake when needed," says Chef John.
Broccoli Potato Bake
Tartiflette (French Potato, Bacon, and Cheese Casserole)
While we introduced these recipes as "easy on the wallet," keep in mind: This isn't your weeknight casserole. But when you're cooking for a special occasion, you might as well pull all the stops with this five-star French dish. If you can't find Reblochon cheese, reviewers have substituted it with brie.