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rich, creamy, cheesy ranch potato casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kelly Williams
Forked River, NJ

LOVE potatoes! So I concocted this one in hopes of smashing my diet. Best to just get it overwith in one shot. Less painful. (Photo from bing images.)

(1 rating)
yield 8 -10
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For rich, creamy, cheesy ranch potato casserole

  • 1 (3 lb.)
    bag frozen cubed hash brown potatoes, thawed
  • 2 (8 oz.) pkg
    cream cheese, cubed/cut up
  • 1
    can cream of potato soup
  • 1
    can cream of chicken soup
  • 2 (1 oz.)
    envelopes hidden valley ranch dressing mix
  • 2 cups
    shredded sargento mexican 4-blend cheese
  • 1 cup
    durkee fried onions, regular or cheese-flavored

How To Make rich, creamy, cheesy ranch potato casserole

  • 1
    In large bowl, blend soups and cream cheese. Microwave til creamy and cheese is melted, stirring occasionally. Stir in well, the dressing mix, then fold in 1 cup (half) the shredded cheese, then the potatoes. Fold well til all potatoes are coated. Pour/spoon into lightly greased 13x9 glass baking dish, mashing down a little, and spreading in pan evenly. Sprinkle top with rest of shredded cheese. COVER and bake at 350º for 50-55 minutes. Uncover, top with onions. Bake UNCOVERED for another 5 minutes or til onions are lightly browned. *Nice additions: 1 cup diced, fully-cooked ham. Cooked, crumbled bacon (4-6 slices). Sauted onions. Sauted mushrooms.

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