Creamy Hash Brown Casserole Recipe
- 1 package (32 ounces) frozen cubed hash brown potatoes, thawed
- 1 pound process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
- 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
- 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
- 3/4 cup butter, melted, divided
- 3 tablespoons chopped onion
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika
- 2 cups cornflakes, lightly crushed
- Fresh savory, optional
In a large bowl, combine the hash browns, cheese, sour cream, soup, 1/2 cup butter and onion. Spread into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with paprika. Combine cornflakes and remaining butter; sprinkle on top. Bake, covered, at 350° for 40-50 minutes or until heated through. Uncover, bake 10 minutes longer or until top is golden brown. If desired, garnish with savory.
Freeze option: Cover and freeze unbaked casserole. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake casserole as directed, increasing time as necessary to heat through and for a thermometer inserted in center to read 165°. Yield: 8 servings.
3/4 cup: 663 calories, 43g fat (27g saturated fat), 125mg cholesterol, 1359mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 19g protein.
Reviews for Creamy Hash Brown Casserole
"This is my "go-to" hashbrown casserole recipe. Really good and easy to make."
"Love this casserole, my friend substitutes 1 sleeve crumbled ritz crackers with butter in place of cornflakes , much better taste for my family."
"I have made this a few times for the Out of the Cold program that we make meals for. They absolutely love it! This recipe is definitely a keeper!"
"Whenever we have a family gathering, everyone is hoping this is one of the dishes being made. An all time favorite for anyone who has had it."
"This was delicious. I used cream of celery soup I didn't have cornflake crumbs so I used crushed seasoned stuffing croutettes. I will definitely make this again!"
"This is such a great recipe. My family loves it! Instead of corn flakes, I substitued French's Fried Onions, and it made it even that much better!"