This is just so good. Easy to make ahead, cover tight, and refrigerate for up to 2 days. To taste ingredients such as salt will be my estimate of the average used. Old fashion cheesy potato casserole like grandma would make using raw potatoes and other fresh ingredients. Share. I have physical issues so being able to wait a day to bake is awesome. The taste is wonderful, but my favorite thing is the flexibility. Dan. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device. This creamy Potato Salad is loaded with bacon, tender potatoes, egg, diced pickle, onion, and celery smothered in a simple dressing of mayo, seasoned salt, and pepper. Goodness!! Add in the cream cheese, butter, and sour cream. DrDan. I have repeated this dish hundreds of times. Add potatoes to the boiling water. It will cook a bit faster. You may adjust the number of servings in this recipe card under servings. Peel the potatoes. Remove from the water and place it in the refrigerator to cool for a couple of hours. The perfect casserole to feed a large crowd This cheesy hashbrown casserole recipe is one of the most popular recipes during the holiday season. This will help them not "explode" in the pot. Dr Dan, yummmmmm. These holiday mashed potatoes go great served with Ribeye Steak and Shrimp with Parmesan Sauce or Crispy Fried Chicken for Two. It has a light, fluffy, creamy texture coupled with the flavors of bacon, cheddar cheese and chives. This is my wife's must have side dish for any special meal. Don't miss out, check the full post above. Click my pic to read more... Click to read our Privacy Policy and Disclaimers I am a participant in the Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites. I'll save it to do with chicken. Dan, Thank for the note and rating. It will also just fit a 2 ½ quart dish. Pour the potato … Thanks for the note. Bring a sauce pan of water to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil the potatoes for about 12 - 15 minutes until they are tender. Whisk the egg in a bowl then add it to the mixer and mix about 1 minute. Transfer the bacon to a plate lined with paper towel to drain. It makes a big difference since potatoes shred neatly. Can't stop looking at this dish!! An easy recipe to cut in half from the current version (but why would you do that? So you need to do that yourself. This continues to be a go-to recipe at our house featured at many family holidays. I usually hand shredding, but a food processor would be fine. But they do require peeling after cooking. A great side dish for BBQ, ham, or almost anything else. Using a stand mixer with the paddle attachment or a hand mixer, mash the potatoes until light and fluffy. I am not a very good cook, and forever looking for help. […], Crispiest Fried Chicken Recipe for Two • Zona Cooks, […] it with this Mashed Potato Casserole or these Au Gratin […], Ribeye Steak and Shrimp with Parmesan Sauce Recipe for Two • Zona Cooks, […] dish goes great served with this Mashed Potato Casserole for Two, these Creamy Au Gratin Potatoes, or these Cheesy Twice Baked Potatoes for […]. It can come out of the refrigerator directly to the oven but may take a few more minutes to bake. Time may vary some due to the potatoes. I'm too lazy to get it out and clean it. You are here: I can see why because it makes a lot and it … It is that good. To the potatoes, add 2 cups sour cream, 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese shredded, 1 teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon pepper, and the green onions. Smooth top. Check for doneness by piercing them with fork. You may refrigerate at this point until needed for up to 3 days. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I wanted to make this quick one night so I used hashbrown potatoes that you have to hydrate. I think that will taste good used in this recipe but might be too strong. I believe the issue with frozen potatoes is that they are "undercooked" in most versions of these potatoes making the results less creamy. Simply boil some potatoes. My husband who does not normally eat a lot of potatoes had three helpings. In a large bowl, add the potatoes, diced ham, and shredded cheese and stir to combine.