Hash Brown Casserole With Sour Cream

Hash brown casserole
The Spruce
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 45 mins
Servings: 10 to 12 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
331 Calories
23g Fat
24g Carbs
9g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 10 to 12
Amount per serving
Calories 331
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 12g 62%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 567mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 201mg 15%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 325mg 7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This delicious hash brown casserole is perfect for a large brunch or dinner, or take it along to a potluck gathering. Use light sour cream and soups to make this casserole a bit lower in fat.

The hash brown bake is an excellent dish to serve with a big family breakfast as well. Feel free to omit the green onions if you'd like.

If you prefer a recipe without condensed soup, try this hash brown casserole.


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  • 10 tablespoons melted butter, divided, plus more for the baking dish

  • 1 (30-ounce) package frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed

  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 8 ounces sour cream

  • 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can cream of celery soup

  • 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can cream of chicken soup

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green onion

  • 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese, divided

  • 1 cup soft fresh breadcrumbs

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Hash Browns Ingredients
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  2. Grease a 2- to 2 1/2-quart baking dish. Heat oven to 350 F.

    Casserole-making tools.
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  3. In a large bowl, combine the thawed potatoes, 8 tablespoons of the melted butter, salt, pepper, sour cream, the cream of celery and cream of chicken soups, onion, and 1 1/2 cups of the shredded cheese.

    Casserole ingredients in mixing bowl.
  4. Spread the mixture in the prepared baking dish.

    Unbaked casserole in dish.
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  5. In a small bowl, combine the breadcrumbs with the remaining 2 tablespoons of melted butter until well blended.

    Casserole topping mixture.
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  6. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the casserole, then top with the buttered breadcrumbs.

    Unbaked casserole ready for the oven.
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  7. Bake for 25 to 35 minutes, until hot and lightly browned.

    Baked hash brown casserole.
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  8. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Variations

  • Instead of bread crumbs, top the casserole with crumbled French fried onions.
  • For a vegetarian casserole, replace the cream of chicken soup with cream of mushroom.