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Mashed Potato Casserole

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Mashed Potato Casserole is cheesy creamy and delicious and is the perfect side dish to go with all your favorite meals as it combines potatoes, sour cream, cheese, and bacon that is then baked to perfection. This is one of those dishes your kids will ask you to make every night of the week!  

Mashed Potato Casserole

It’s no secret that mashed potatoes are my family’s favorite side! We love that there are a million different ways to prepare them like Mashed Potatoes in the Instant Pot and turn it into a mashed potato bar, but one of our all time favorite ways to enjoy them is in this super delicious mashed potato casserole recipe. 

mashed potato casserole

You will love how easy this recipe is to create and that it goes with all your favorite dishes! As a bonus, you can easily make this ahead of time and pop it into the oven when you are ready to bake and enjoy! 

How to Make Mashed Potato Casserole

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mash the potatoes and then add the sour cream, butter, cream cheese, milk, salt, pepper, cheese, green onions, and bacon bits. Make sure to leave a little bit of cheese out to use as garnish later. 
add all the ingredients to a bowl
  • Mix well.
mix well
  • Transfer to a baking pan/dish. 
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
put in baking dish
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
mashed potato casserole
  • Serve & enjoy. 

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • You can easily omit the bacon or green onions if you prefer. 
  • If you want to make this a complete meal you can easily add some cooked chicken tenders and some corn! 
  • Get creative and try different toppings like jalapenos, french fried onions, or even garlic. 

Storage

This mashed potato casserole stores so nicely in the fridge in an airtight container. It will last for about 4 days in the fridge. 

mashed potato casserole

Reheating

If you are reheating an individual portion, place it on a microwavable safe dish and cover and heat to your desired temperature in the microwave. If you are reheating the whole dish you can warm it back up in the oven. 

Make- Ahead

We love dishes that we can make ahead of time! You can easily make this dish the day before you are planning to serve it. Just cook the potatoes, mix all the ingredients together and place in your casserole dish. Cover and place in the fridge. When you are ready, remove from the fridge and bake and then enjoy. 

mashed potato casserole
mashed potato casserole

Mashed Potato Casserole

  • Mashed Potato Casserole is cheesy creamy and delicious and is the perfect side dish to go with all your favorite meals as it combines potatoes, sour cream, cheese, and bacon that is then baked to perfection. This is one of those dishes your kids will ask you to make every night of the week!  

Ingredients

  • 4 lb potatoes (boiled & peeled)
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • pepper to taste
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese
  • 4 green onions (chopped)
  • 2.5 oz bag bacon bits

Instructions

    1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. In a large mixing bowl, mash the potatoes and then add the sour cream, butter, cream cheese, milk, salt, pepper, cheese, green onions, and bacon bits. Make sure to leave a little bit of cheese out to use as garnish later. 
    3. Mix well.
    4. Transfer to a baking pan/dish. 
    5. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top.
    6. Bake for 20 minutes.
    7. Serve & enjoy.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 564Total Fat: 32gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 84mgSodium: 598mgCarbohydrates: 54gFiber: 6gSugar: 4gProtein: 17g

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