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Cheesy Potato Casserole Side Dish

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Cheesy potato casserole, creamy, cheesy and full of bacon, is THE perfect Thanksgiving side dish cheesy potato recipe for your upcoming holidays and family meals.

cheesy potato casserole in baking dish just out of oven and sprinkled with bacon

Cheesy Potato and Bacon Casserole

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds red potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 ½ cups shredded cheese, separated
  • 6 strips of bacon, chopped and separated

Alterations to this recipe:

  • Easily make this into ham and potato casserole by adding chunks of ham over the bacon
  • Chopped Onions make a nice addition of flavor
  • Need some color? Add chopped green onions at the end

all cheesy casserole ingredients laid out and ready to create recipe

Cheesy Potato Casserole recipe

Similar to a twice baked potato recipe, this easy casserole dish is a chunky potato favorite for everyone. I cannot think of any more loved starchy comfort food than potatoes and it’s one of the best side dish recipes to feed a crowd inexpensively.

Unfortunately this one is not a keto approved or low carb recipe, however its one of those recipes that is worth every bite.

If you need a more health conscious recipe, try this Keto Friendly Loaded Cauliflower Recipe.

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Dice potatoes and steam or boil just until fork tender.

cut up your red potatoes and use a good cutting board
3. Strain cooked potatoes and pour into a bowl. While potatoes are still warm, add butter, salt, black pepper, and parsley. Stir until potatoes are coated with butter and seasoning.
4. Allow potatoes to cool slightly, then mix in the sour cream, two cups of shredded cheese, and the majority of the bacon. Stir to combine.
5. Pour mixture into greased casserole dish and top with remaining cheese.

sprinkle tons of cheese in your prepared dish

6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until cheese is completely melted.
7. Remove from oven and top with remaining bacon and additional parsley, if desired.

cheesy potato side dish ready to serve for meal

What to serve with Cheesy Potatoes

Every time I eat starch side dishes, I love to have a lot of other veggies to make up the difference.

Make sure you cook or bake the following as a complimentary dish:

Casserole Recipes

You can never have too many casseroles! Make sure you make Broccoli Cheese Casserole and Corn Casserole as well.

Tools that you can use to make Potatoes

Casserole Dish – make sure you have a nice casserole dish to serve and also a lid that fits on so you can easily save and store leftovers

Other Potato Side Dishes

Cheesy Potato Casserole

Cheesy potato casserole, creamy, cheesy and full of bacon, is THE perfect Thanksgiving side dish cheesy potato recipe for your upcoming holidays and family meals. Similar to a twice baked potato recipe, this easy potato casserole dish is a chunky potato favorite for everyone. I cannot think of any more loved starchy comfort food than potatoes and it's one of the best side dish recipes to feed a crowd inexpensively.

Course: Side Dish
Keyword: cheesy potato casserole, potato casserole side dish, potatoes, red potato casserole
Servings: 6 people
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds red potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 ½ cups shredded cheese separated
  • 6 strips of bacon chopped and separated
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Dice potatoes and steam or boil just until fork tender.
  3. Strain cooked potatoes and pour into a bowl. While potatoes are still warm, add butter, salt, black pepper, and parsley. Stir until potatoes are coated with butter and seasoning.
  4. Allow potatoes to cool slightly, then mix in the sour cream, two cups of shredded cheese, and the majority of the bacon. Stir to combine.
  5. Pour mixture into greased casserole dish and top with remaining cheese.
  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until cheese is completely melted.
  7. Remove from oven and top with remaining bacon and additional parsley, if desired.
Recipe Notes

Easily make this into ham and potato casserole by adding chunks of ham over the bacon Chopped Onions make a nice addition of flavor Need some color? Add chopped green onions at the end

Cheesy potato casserole, creamy, cheesy and full of bacon, is THE perfect Thanksgiving side dish cheesy potato recipe for your upcoming holidays and family meals. #potatoes #sidedish #saltysidedish #recipes #recipe #casserole #potatocasserole

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