Cheesy Hashbrowns

These cheesy hashbrowns are filled with crispy potatoes and gooey cheesy. Deceptively simple to make, this casserole is the perfect side dish for a nice ham or roast chicken.

By Mark Hinds  |  Updated May 4, 2021  |  0 Comments 

Crispy hashbrowns and cheesy goodness come together to create this tasty cheesy hashbrown casserole.

What makes this recipe for cheesy hashbrowns so delicious is the combination of cream of mushroom soup, sour cream, just the right spices, a little onion, and a lot of delicious cheese.

If you’re going to make cheesy hashbrowns, you should go all out and make delicious ones.

Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole
If you’re going to make cheesy hashbrowns, make ones that are so good you can’t stop eating them

Hashbrown Casserole Tips

A simple way to keep the hashbrowns from drying out in the oven is to cover them in foil until right before the end of their cooking time.  Then take off the foil to let the cheese brown on top.

Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole
Covering the hashbrowns with foil until the end helps to keep the moisture in

An easy way to transport dishes like this is to pick up a Pyrex 4 Piece Storage Set. What we love about this set is it comes with a snap-on lid that makes it easy to store dishes in the fridge and it comes with a handy insulated carrying case that has handled, which makes it easy to carry when you’re bringing food to a friend’s house.

This cheesy hashbrown casserole is a delicious side dish that goes incredibly well with our maple bourbon glazed grilled ham, oven roasted chicken, or just about anything else.

Cheesy Hash Brown and Ham Sandwich
Cheesy hashbrown sandwiches are a great way to use any left overs

If for some reason you end up with leftovers use the hashbrowns to make these sandwiches.

Cheesy Hashbrowns

Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs hashbrowns
  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 3 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 10 oz can cream of mushroom soup, condensed
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • Start by finely dicing the onion and cutting the butter into small pieces. Mix the onion and butter with the cream of mushroom soup, sour cream, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl, along with 1 cup of cheese.
  • Mix everything with the shredded potatoes and top with 2 cups of cheese in a greased 9 by 13 pan.
  • Cover the hashbrowns with aluminum foil and bake in a 350℉ oven for 40 minutes, take the foil off and bake for another 5 to 10 minutes until the cheese starts to brown on the top.
  • The hashbrowns can be served straight from the pan or can be covered to rest for a while.

Notes

This recipe uses the shredded potatoes (aka hashbrowns) found in the refrigerated section of most grocery stores.
 

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Nutrition
Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 602mg | Potassium: 312mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 565IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 236mg | Iron: 1.2mg

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A passionate writer, overly curious cook, and Umami's founder. Mark can often be found cooking for friends.

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