Creamy Hash Browns Aka "evil Potatoes"

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 55 mins

The chef at The Captain Lord Mansion, a bed and breakfast in Kennebunkport, Maine served this side dish at breakfast one morning and was kind enough to share the recipe with our group. I also think it would be great with ham or roast beef as a side dish. The chef also told us that he had used the same "sauce" ingredients with cooked elbow macaroni and cubed ham, baking it for about 30 minutes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix all ingredients together except for the onion rings.
  2. Pour into a 9 X 13 baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and sprinkle with the crushed onion rings.
  5. Return to oven and bake an additional 5 to 8 minutes, or until onion rings are slightly browned and heated through.


Most Helpful

DH as he was eating this: "These potatoes are SO good! --- These potatoes are really good! --- You're going to make these again aren't you?" It's obvious these were a hit at my house! Super easy & super tasty - thanks for posting!

mailbelle March 05, 2008

I can't believe this hasn't had more is incredibly delicious!!! I think I read in a review that someone added a 1 lb pkg of hot breakfast sausage, browned & drained??? At any rate, that's how I've always made it & it is soooooo yummy! This year I decided to increase the Ranch dressing to 1 cup due to the added sausage & that was just what it needed. It would be perfect as written too, without the sausage, but my husband said "why fix it if it ain't broke", right? It's a very versatile recipe. My husband and both sons-in-law requested the dish again this year for Christmas. When the men in the family ask for it, well you know it's a winner!!! Figured I'd better review this great recipe. Thanks so much for the original posting....this is a family favorite now!

JKBerney December 28, 2015

I've made hash brown potatoes casserole for years, but this one is a little different, the Ranch Dressing adds something. Makes it extra creamy. I did add salt and pepper, but that is a give me to any recipe I make.

True Texas September 09, 2014

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