19 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. We rounded up our favorite potato casseroles that never disappoint on busy weeknights and at holiday feasts alike. 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.
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.
Baked Mashed Potatoes
Mix up your mashed potatoes routine by trying one of these 5 delicious variations. Tasty additions like caramelized onions and chorizo sausage will make these baked mashed potatoes a family favorite.
Variation 1: Smoky Sweet Potato Mashed Potato Bake
Variation 2: Creamy Spinach Mashed Potato Bake
Variation 3: Caramelized Onion Mashed Potato Bake
Variation 4: Bacon and Blue Mashed Potato Bake
Variation 5: Tasty Tex-Mex Mashed Potato Bake
Recipe: Potatoes Patio
A mixture of Gruyère and Parmesan cheese makes this luxurious baked dish all the more delicious.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Recipe: Zucchini-Potato Casserole
Find a prettier potato bake, we challenge. This layered vegetable bake stands out on any spread.
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.
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Potato Gratin with Rosemary Crust
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.
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?
Recipe: Funeral Potatoes
Funeral potatoes are beloved below the Mason-Dixon. Cheesy, crunchy, and oh-so creamy, this casserole is a forever classic.
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.
Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole
Recipe: Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole
Try this cheesy potato casserole for a simple and tasty weeknight dinner.
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.