Hash Brown Casserole With Sour Cream

Hash Brown Casserole
The Spruce
  • 45 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: Serves 12
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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.


What You'll Need

  • 1 (30-ounce) package frozen hash brown potatoes (thawed)
  • 10 tablespoons melted butter​ (divided)
  • 1/2 teaspoon 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

How to Make It

  1. Grease a 2- to 2 1/2-quart baking dish. Heat oven to 350 F.
  2. 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.
  3. Spread the mixture in the prepared baking dish.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the breadcrumbs with the remaining 2 tablespoons of melted butter until well blended.
  1. Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the casserole, then top with the buttered breadcrumbs.
  2. Bake for 25 to 35 minutes, until hot and lightly browned.

Serves 10 to 12.

Tips and 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.


Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 575
Total Fat 40 g
Saturated Fat 20 g
Unsaturated Fat 13 g
Cholesterol 93 mg
Sodium 339 mg
Carbohydrates 46 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 11 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)