Easy Mashed Potato Casserole


Great for preparing beforehand and then an easy 35-minute bake when company comes over.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
1 casserole


  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 9 large potatoes, peeled

  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream

  • 1 (6 ounce) package cream cheese

  • 1 teaspoon onion salt

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 dash ground black pepper

  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1 pinch dried parsley flakes, or to taste

  • 1 pinch paprika, or to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a casserole dish.

  2. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes.

  3. Drain potatoes; reserve water for mashing, if necessary. Add sour cream, cream cheese, onion salt, garlic powder, and pepper; beat until creamy. Pour into the prepared dish. Cover with Cheddar cheese, parsley, and paprika.

  4. Bake, uncovered, until cheese is bubbly, about 35 minutes.

Cook's Note:

If refrigerating, cover with aluminum foil after finishing Step 2. Cover with Cheddar cheese, parsley, and paprika 45 to 60 minutes before serving. Bake, uncovered, for 35 minutes at 350 degrees F.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

408 Calories
15g Fat
60g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 408
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 316mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 22%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 66mg 330%
Calcium 124mg 10%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 1467mg 31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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