Utah Funeral Potatoes

Utah Funeral Potatoes Recipe

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Kelley Paystrup


The name comes from this dish being used as a gift to the grieving family at so many funerals, not because it will kill you. But don't save it for a funeral. Try it as a side along with roast ham.


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10 Min
1 Hr


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  • 2 pkg
    shredded frozen potatoes
  • 2 c
    sour cream
  • 2 can(s)
    cream of celery soup
  • 1 large
    diced sweet onion
  • 3 c
    sharp shredded cheese
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    crushed corn flakes or crackers or bread crumbs

How to Make Utah Funeral Potatoes


  1. Thaw potatoes. Mix potatoes, sour cream, soup, cheese, and onion. Spread mixture into a large buttered casserole dish. (can be halved for family size)
    [optional, for spicy version, add one can of green chilies]
  2. Top with crumbs or crushed crackers.
  3. bake, covered for 45 minutes at 350. removing foil and baking uncovered the last 15 minutes.

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About Utah Funeral Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southwestern

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