Casseroles

Mashed Potato Casserole

This Mashed Potato Casserole is creamy and fluffy! It’s a comfort food casserole perfect for Thanksgiving or other special meals.

Mashed potatoes are a staple at all our holiday meals. I thought I’d try something a little different this year and make a yummy Mashed Potato Casserole. I think I might even like it better! Each bite is full of delicious flavour and creaminess. I love the melty cheese on top. It’s the ultimate comfort food.

Mashed Potato Casserole - A perfect make-ahead side dish for holiday meals. Creamy mashed potatoes, amped up with cream cheese and sour cream, are a huge hit and are a delicious potato side dish for any occasion.

Mashed Potato Casserole

We celebrated our Thanksgiving in Canada in early October so the next big occasion is Christmas for us. I know that Americans are celebrating their Thanksgiving tomorrow so I wanted to get this recipe out just in time. 

I like mashed potatoes, but I don’t love them. This recipe, though? I’d put it in the love department. It’s a keeper and one I’ll make again and again. 

Mashed Potato Casserole - A perfect make-ahead side dish for holiday meals. Creamy mashed potatoes, amped up with cream cheese and sour cream, are a huge hit and are a delicious potato side dish for any occasion.

It’s fairly straightforward to make. If you are making mashed potatoes, take a few extra steps and make this easy casserole recipe. You can thank me later.

This recipe has both sour cream and cream cheese in it. I think that helps to make it so rich and creamy. 

I served it for dinner the other night and it received rave reviews. I love seeing people taking seconds of my recipes. You know you have a good recipe when that happens. 

Mashed Potato Casserole - A perfect make-ahead side dish for holiday meals. Creamy mashed potatoes, amped up with cream cheese and sour cream, are a huge hit and are a delicious potato side dish for any occasion.

How to Make Mashed Potato Casserole

The first step is to cook the potatoes. Boil the peeled potatoes on the stovetop for 10 minutes or until fork tender. Drain the water.

Add salt, pepper and butter. Add eggs, cream cheese and sour cream and mash to combine. 

Pour into greased 9×13 casserole dish and sprinkle with cheese. Bake for 50 minutes at 325F. 

Remove from oven and top with sliced green onions, if desired. Serve it hot with chicken, turkey or beef. 

Mashed Potato Casserole - A perfect make-ahead side dish for holiday meals. Creamy mashed potatoes, amped up with cream cheese and sour cream, are a huge hit and are a delicious potato side dish for any occasion.

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Mashed Potato Casserole - A perfect make-ahead side dish for holiday meals. Creamy mashed potatoes, amped up with cream cheese and sour cream, are a huge hit and are a delicious potato side dish for any occasion.

We had lots leftover and it still tasted delicious heated up the next day in the microwave. 

You could also freeze it if you wanted to make a few casseroles to save for later. I would do this if I had a freezer. Someday….

Mashed Potato Casserole - A perfect make-ahead side dish for holiday meals. Creamy mashed potatoes, amped up with cream cheese and sour cream, are a huge hit and are a delicious potato side dish for any occasion.

Potato Recipes

Craving more potatoes? Good! I have some recipes for you to check out. 

You might also like this German Potato Soup, Irish Potatoes or French Fry Casserole

Are you a fan of mashed potatoes? If so, do you think you’d like to try them in a casserole? 

Mashed Potato Casserole - A perfect make-ahead side dish for holiday meals. Creamy mashed potatoes, amped up with cream cheese and sour cream, are a huge hit and are a delicious potato side dish for any occasion.

Mashed Potato Casserole

Mashed Potato Casserole

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

A perfect make-ahead side dish for holiday meals. Creamy mashed potatoes, amped up with cream cheese and sour cream, are a huge hit and are a delicious potato side dish for any occasion.

Ingredients

  • 10 potatoes, peeled and halved
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 8oz package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 green onions, for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. Boil potatoes on the stovetop for 10 minutes or until tender. Add salt, pepper and butter. Add eggs, cream cheese and sour cream and mash to combine.
  3. Pour into a greased 9x13 casserole dish and sprinkle with cheese.
  4. Bake for 50 minutes. Top with green onions if desired.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 598Total Fat: 32.4gSaturated Fat: 18.7gTrans Fat: 0.2gUnsaturated Fat: 10.7gCholesterol: 147.6mgSodium: 737.6mgCarbohydrates: 147.6gFiber: 8.6gSugar: 5.8gProtein: 17.5g

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Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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