Loaded Potato Casserole Recipe

Loaded potato casserole
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  • 70 mins
  • Prep: 45 mins,
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yield: Serves 8
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Everyone loves loaded baked potatoes! Now enjoy that same great flavor combination in this super easy loaded potato casserole recipe.

 

What You'll Need

  • 3 1/2 to 4 lbs russet potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 1/4 cup milk, whole or low-fat
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked, chopped, divided
  • 1/2 bunch green onions, sliced

How to Make It

1. Place the potatoes in a large saucepan and add enough cold, salted water to cover by 2 inches. Bring to a boil over med-high heat. Cook the potatoes until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain well.

2. Preheat the oven to 375°F.

3. Transfer the potatoes back to the saucepan. Using a masher, mash the potatoes until almost smooth. Add the cream cheese, sour cream, butter, milk, salt and pepper. Continue mashing until the mixture os smooth.

Stir in 1 cup of the cheese and half the bacon.

4. Spoon the mixture evenly into a lightly oiled 3-quart casserole dish. Use a spatula or fork to make an irregular surface.

5. Bake for 20 minutes. Top with remaining cheese, bacon and green onions. Bake for 5 more minutes to melt the cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 493
Total Fat 30 g
Saturated Fat 17 g
Unsaturated Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 86 mg
Sodium 405 mg
Carbohydrates 41 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 17 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)