How to Make Potato Casserole

If you're trying hard to stick to your grocery budget, consider learning how to make potato casserole. This cost efficient dish can be a main course on its own when paired with a green salad (add some leftover ham into the recipe if you want more protein!), or makes a versatile side dish that complements almost any entree. This cheesy, rich casserole is a delicious way to use up any leftover mashed potatoes you might have on hand.
-Hi everyone, I'm Judith. Well, today, I'm gonna be showing you how to make a Cheddar Potato Casserole, a real winner for potluck dinner. So what you'll need is 3 cups prepared mashed potatoes; 1 can of condense cheddar cheese soup; 1/3 cup of sour cream or plain yogurt, today, we'll be using sour cream; a generous dash of ground black pepper; 1 green onion chopped, which is about 2 tablespoons. So, a very simple dish to make. All we gonna do is pop in our mashed potatoes into a bowl, very easy to make your own mashed potatoes. Cut your potato, peel them, cut them in 1-inch cubes, boil them in water for about 10 minutes until they are nice and soft and tender, then you can drain them, add them with milk, some butter, get your muscles going, get them mashed and there you have it, that's how you make your mashed potatoes. So, into that goes our cheese soup, those lovely green onions which will give it a nice spice, our black pepper, and our sour cream, very simple. We'll just give a nice good stir. Now, we preheated or oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, so that is ready now our casserole, very nice. We'll stir that all in together, perfect, great. So, let's get our baking dish, our 1 quart or 1-1/2 quart dish right there and all we gonna do is throw that mixture into the dish. So, that's ready now to in the oven about 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes. Our Cheddar Potato Casserole is out of the oven. It's been in there 30 minutes and that is all good. When the potatoes are nice hot and everything is cooked through, you're done. So, you can serve that up in a cold winter day and that will just be perfect. So, there you go, that's how you make a Cheddar Potato Casserole.

What You'll Need

  • 3   cups prepared mashed potatoes

  • 1  10 3/4 ounce can Campbell's® Condensed Cheddar Cheese Soup

  • 1/3  cup sour cream or plain yogurt

  •  Generous dash ground black pepper

  • 1   green onion, chopped (about 2 tablespoons)

Step By Step

Stir the potatoes, soup, sour cream, black pepper and onion in a medium bowl. Spoon the potato mixture into a 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
Bake at 350 degrees F. for 30 minutes or until the potato mixture is hot.
To make 3 cups mashed potatoes, place 2 pounds potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces, into a 3-quart saucepan. Add water to cover and heat over medium-high heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Drain. Mash the potatoes with 3/4 cup milk and 2 tablespoons butter.

There are literally hundreds of twists on the potato casserole -- learn how to make the basic recipe, then create a customized version for your family.
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