29 Cheesy Potato Casseroles to Warm Up the Dinner Table
Whether shredded, sliced, or mashed, potatoes are the staple from which so many comforting Southern casseroles hail. They're buildable and easy to work with, making them the best base for your bakes. We rounded up our favorite potato casseroles that never disappoint on busy weeknights and at holiday feasts alike. They're great as supporting side dishes at your next dinner party but filling enough to also act as a main dish. Think warm, gooey renditions like hashbrown casserole, potato gratins, scalloped potatoes, and mashed potato bakes. And we can't forget: the iconic Funeral Potatoes. For those of you who like going off the beaten path, you can jazz up many of these potato bakes with bacon, fresh herbs, hot sauce, or a little garlic—just about any savory ingredient would be right at home. These comforting potato casserole recipes are loaded with rich and creamy flavor. You'll find a new favorite in this collection, we guarantee it.
Cheesy Mashed Potato Casserole
Recipe: Cheesy Mashed Potato Casserole
Get ready for a new weeknight (and holiday!) favorite. This updated recipe for cheesy mashed potatoes masters the creamy, dreamy factor.
Classic Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes
This scalloped potato recipe is easy to make but feels rather indulgent, thanks to nutty Parmesan cheese.
Au Gratin Potato Casserole
Recipe: Au Gratin Potato Casserole
Want to make things easy? This recipe lets you use frozen hash browns, cream of mushroom soup, and cornflakes cereal.
Root Vegetable Gratin
Recipe: Root Vegetable Gratin
Enter the coziest root vegetable casserole you could ask for. With only six ingredients, it's as easy as it is delicious.
Hash Brown Casserole
Recipe: Hash Brown Casserole
This heavenly casserole from Loveless Cafe and Motel challenges the mindset that hash browns only belong on a breakfast plate. Pre-shredded potatoes streamline this favorite dish. And while grammarians may argue whether it is "hash brown casserole" or "hashbrown casserole," we'll just have a second helping.
Potato Gratin with Rosemary Crust
Get a little fancy with this rosemary-infused potato casserole. The recipe calls for a springform pan, turning out a deliciously crusty gratin.
Recipe: Two-Potato Gratin
One is the loneliest number, so make this two-potato gratin instead. Sweet potatoes and Yukon gold potatoes come together in perfect harmony.
Recipe: Funeral Potatoes
Funeral potatoes are beloved below the Mason-Dixon. Cheesy, crunchy, and oh-so creamy, this casserole is a forever classic.
Creamy Whipped Potato Casserole
Recipe: Creamy Whipped Potato Casserole
Be sure to brown the butter in this recipe to add nutty flavor.
Twice Baked Potato Casserole
Recipe: Twice Baked Potato Casserole
All the flavor of a loaded baked potato packed into a casserole.
Savory Sweet Potato Casserole
Recipe: Savory Sweet Potato Casserole
The savory Parmesan-herb streusel topping on this casserole is worth waiting for.
Scalloped Potatoes With Ham
Recipe: Scalloped Potatoes With Ham
This cheesy and meaty bake pairs with nearly every dish, from salads to pork tenderloins and even breakfast eggs.
Sweet Potato-and-Collard Green Gratin
Two Southern staples come together to make a crispy and cheesy gratin.
Crispy Potato Galette
Recipe: Crispy Potato Galette
This galette combines the crispiness of a potato chip with the creaminess of mashed potatoes.
Mashed Potatoes with Bacon and Crispy Scallions
These mashed potatoes sure taste fancy thanks to the bacon and crispy scallions.
Smokey Sweet Potato Mashed Potato Bake
This recipe was meant to top Shepherd's Pie, but it's good enough to enjoy on its own.
Hot Potato Salad
Recipe: Hot Potato Salad
Our Test Kitchen Director's grandmother, Jackie Freeman, has been making this genius recipe for decades. It's the perfect marriage of potato salad with a bubbly, cheesy gratin.
Chipotle Scalloped Potatoes
Recipe: Chipotle Scalloped Potatoes
Cheesy, smoky, and savory—all of our favorite flavors come to play in this winner of a potato casserole.
Tasty Tex-Mex Mashed Potato Bake
Recipe: Tasty Tex-Mex Mashed Potato Bake
Chorizo, green chiles, and pepper Jack cheese spice up this potato bake.
Recipe: Potatoes Patio
A mixture of Gruyère and Parmesan cheese makes this luxurious baked dish all the more delicious.
Recipe: Fennel-and-Potato Gratin
This gratin feels like fall, thanks to nutmeg and fennel. Pair it with a chilly autumn night, and enjoy the festive flavor.
Loaded Potato and Buffalo Chicken Casserole
It's like taking two fall football favorites—loaded potatoes and buffalo chicken—and combining them into a warm, gooey casserole. You're welcome.
Creamy Spinach Mashed Potato Bake
Baby spinach and herb-garlic cheese bring color and creaminess to this bake.
Recipe: Zucchini-Potato Casserole
Find a prettier potato bake, we challenge. This layered vegetable bake stands out on any spread.
Cheesy Potato Casserole
Recipe: Cheesy Potato Casserole
In the sea of potato casseroles, this one stands out in texture, color, and taste with its speckling of chopped red bell pepper. And who doesn't love a crunchy cornflake topping?
Bacon and Blue Cheese Mashed Potato Bake
This mashed potato recipe pairs perfectly with grilled steak.
Onion-Topped Sausage 'n' Mashed Potato Casserole
You'll be impressed by how fuss-free this supper really is. This casserole is packed with a rich, meaty tomato sauce and refrigerated mashed potatoes and topped with crunchy, kid-approved fried onions.
Cheesy Potato Casserole with Corn Flakes
Like we said, that cornflake topping is a real crowd-pleaser. A paired-down ingredient list makes this dish even more appealing.
Caramelized Onion Mashed Potato Bake
Caramelized onions, Gruyère cheese, and fresh parsley bring this dish to life.