spoonful of potato casserole

Party Potatoes

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 8 Servings 1x

These cheesy, comforting Party Potatoes are always a hit! An easy, make ahead potato casserole that perfect for parties and holidays!



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided – 1/2 teaspoon in with the onions and remaining teaspoon in potato mixture
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh black pepper
  • 30 ounce bag frozen diced potatoes, (plain hash browns) defrosted
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided – 1 cup in potato mixture and 1 1/2 cups on top of the casserole
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 10.5 ounce can condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Add the oil to a skillet over medium heat. Add the onions to the pan and cook, while stirring for 5 minutes until the onions have softened. Season the onions with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and fresh black pepper. Remove from the heat.
  3. Add the potatoes to a large bowl along with 1 cup of the shredded cheese, the sour cream, melted butter, condensed soup, garlic powder and the remaining teaspoon of salt. Mix to combine.
  4. Pour the potato mixture into a buttered 9″ x 13″ casserole dish and bake for 40 minutes.
  5. Test to make sure the potatoes are tender and then serve.
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American