Friday, January 8, 2010

Funeral Potatoes (cheesy potato casserole)

I have had several recipes that I make OFTEN and have realized lately that they are not on here yet! While I love to put a picture up right when I post, I want to get these on and post pics as I make them, so I can stop hunting for the recipe when I need it!

I am finally to the point in this pregnancy that cooking sounds GOOD again! I have some yummy things to share and hope I can get back on the meal bandwagon!

I have heard this dish called a million other things, but being from back West, this always showed up at funerals and my family (along with many others) have always called it funeral potatoes. :) We love to eat it with ham--but it works as a meatless main dish when we need.(and my kids GOBBLE this up every time)

1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 C sour cream
3/4 C Grated cheddar cheese
1/3 C Onions
1/2 C Milk

Mix all these ingredients together (I actually just mix them right in the 9x13 pan to save myself from cleaning another dish) and then add:

1 30 oz. package of frozen hash browns***

Stir well.

Melt butter.

and add to:
2 C crushed cornflakes

(sometimes I like to add extra crunch so I will adjust accordingly)

Sprinkle over potato mixture and bake at 350 for 30 min.

***the original recipe calls for 6 potatoes, peeled, cooked and grated...but I have to go for time-saving simple shortcuts, so I just use the frozen potatoes now. :)