Like many of you, I've been making this casserole for many years. This has probably been my most requested side dish. In fact, I made it so often I grew sick of it and did not make it for some time. This recipe adapts to differing tastes very well, although I do not like to use shredded potatoes; the "country" or "bulkier" hash browns work better for me. I often make this with low fat soups and sour cream and it's great! O'Brien potatoes are good as well. I use one can of cream of potato soup and one can of cream of mushroom. The BEST part, however, is that I add a nice layer of toasted sesame seeds atop the parmesan cheese, and I bake it at a mere 300 degrees for 2 plus hours - uncovered! Very, very good! You can't go wrong with this recipe.
I just made this for dinner. WOW! Is it ever good! Since I had 2 thawed (raw) pork chops in the fridge that needed to be used, I minced them up & added them to the mixture. All I can say is YUM!!! We will be making this A LOT! I did have a substitution to make as our daughter has celiac disease and cannot have the Cr of... soups. I have a gluten free dry mix as a cream of base--so I used the equivilant amount and added the milk I needed to equal the 2 cans. We are so used to doing this, we don't even notice it. If I had it in the house, I would have used 2 cans of Progresso's cream of mushroom soup...it IS gluten free. :o) THANKS for the recipe! It's a keeper!
This recipe tasted great and had good reviews all around when I made a double recipe. However, even after 1 1/2 hours of baking, it had a lot of oil remaining on top at the end! I ended up having to blot it off once it cooled, otherwise it would have been too greasy. Would definitely make again, but I might omit the butter entirely.
Where I live this type of potatoe dish is called funeral potatoes and is served very often and everyone has their own recipe. This is w/o a doubt the best I've ever eaten. The parm cheese puts it over the top! That said, I must confess that everything was in the bowl, except the sour cream and oh my gosh, I didn't have any! So I subbed ranch dressing. I also used country style hashbrowns. This recipe is IT! I will never bother using another recipe. Greatest compliment of course was hubby mmming when he'd take a bite! Thanks Laurel
This is a great recipe and always a favourite at all family functions.I was invited to a New Years party and this recipe was the requested dish from the hostess. At the end of the night, there are always requests for copies of the recipe, I know make sure I make copies and take them to the party with me. Great dish for young and old~everyone loves it !!
This is a terrific recipe. it is also easily adjusted for a lower fat option. try using fat free sour cream, low fat cheese and low fat cream of celery or broccoli soup (sorry I'm not a mushroom fan). has been a hit at every potluck i Have been to in the last year.
This casserole is easy to do for a large group...mixes together in a snap and is comfort food for all! The recipe can be cut in half quite easly. I have been using this recipe for years, but somehow had not got around to posting a comment about it (my bad!!!)! You can't go wrong on this one!!!
My "new" potato casserole!! This is much creamier and tastier than other similar recipes. The 2 cans of soup make all the difference. I used "O'Brian Hash Browns", that have onions and peppers already in them. Loved the idea of the parmesan on top. Used Parmesano Reggiano and mixed with some Panko Bread Crumbs and a little Melted butter. YUMMM.:-)
Terrific! Had friends for lunch today and all have gone home with this recipe! Very easy to make, I put this in the crock pot while getting everything else ready. (High for 1 hour, then low for 2) They came out perfect! Thank you for the get post!!! I made this for Fall PAC 2008.
Yum, Yum, Yum! This dish is so good. It is an excellent alternative to those scallop potatoes with a ham dinner. Thanks Leslie, I had been looking for this recipe.