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Potato Casserole & a Virtual Holiday Brunch Potluck


I sometimes wish I lived near some of my food blogger friends, it would make it so much easier wouldn’t it? All of the wonderful food I see on some of my favorite blogs all in one place? I wish we could but since we couldn’t, we came together to do a virtual potluck. I’m sharing a huge family favorite, a potato casserole. It’s a really easy casserole to make. You really cannot get easier than this cheesy potato casserole.

We have it at Thanksgiving every year and even at Christmas. I like to eat it with scrambled eggs for breakfast too! A co-worker shared the recipe with some years back, 6 years ago? I would love to give credit where credit is due so if you recognize it, let me know!

Mix together the sour cream, shredded cheese, cream of celery soup and salt & pepper first then add potatoes and mix well. Add more salt and pepper to taste.


Spread evenly in a 9×13 metal or glass dish. Cover the casserole with crushed corn flakes and melted butter. You won’t regret this dish.


I mean it, you won’t. So tell me…what’s your favorite brunch recipe?

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Potato Casserole

Yield: 8-10 servings

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 1 hour 15 min

Total Time: 1 hour 25 min

This casserole is quick and easy to put together and is the perfect addition to a holiday dinner or brunch!

Ingredients:

16 oz sour cream
¼ cup very small diced onions
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
2 10.75 oz cans cream of celery soup
2 lbs frozen hash brown potatoes (I like the shredded, country style from Ore-Ida)
salt & pepper, to taste
2 cups crumbled corn flakes cereal
½ stick butter, melted
softened butter, to grease the pan with

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 glass casserole dish with softened butter.

Mix together sour cream, onion, soup and cheese in a large mixing bowl. Add potatoes and mix well. Season with salt & pepper and mix again.

Using a spatula, transfer the casserole mixture into a greased 9x13 casserole dish. Top with corn flake crumbs. Add melted butter over corn flakes. Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes.

Cook's Notes:
Feel free to use homemade cream of celery soup if you have it available.
Leftovers of this casserole taste great!

Recipe shared with me by my co-worker, Eric. Source unknown.


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Also, hop on over and see what my friends would bring if we were able to attend a real brunch together!

The Drink
Godiva Mudslide Minitini – Kristen from Dine & Dish

Main Dishes
Gingerbread French Toast – Diane from Created by Diane
Asian Fusion Omelette/Frittata – Jeanette from Jeanette’s Healthy Living

Side Dishes
Potato Casserole – Me!
Hazelnut Roasted Brussel Sprouts – Carolyn from All Day I Dream About Food

Dessert
Gingerbread Pumpkin Trifle with Cranberry Pomegranate Sauce – Sommer from A Spicy Perspective
Almond Brickle Coffee Cake – Kathy from Cooking On the Side
Gingerbread Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Buttercream – Cheryl from TidyMom

Party Favor/Hostess Gift
Dark Chocolate Bark with Ginger, Pumpkin Seeds and Apricots – Sylvie from Gourmande in the Kitchen

23 Responses to “Potato Casserole & a Virtual Holiday Brunch Potluck”

  1. 1
    jessica lynn — December 6, 2011 @ 9:08 am

    my stomach is growling now and I’m wishing I had all of those ingredients on hand right now so i could make it.

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    Julie @ Table for Two — December 6, 2011 @ 9:12 am

    I wish we all lived closer too! We’d all be cooking for a potluck every weekend, I’m sure :) and speaking of your dish for a potluck, I love your potato casserole with the corn flake topping. Sounds delish and an added bonus crunch too :)

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    TidyMom — December 6, 2011 @ 9:17 am

    We love this potato casserole! But I’ve never added corn flakes! I’ll give that a try next time we make them!

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    Jeanette — December 6, 2011 @ 9:30 am

    It would be so much fun if we all lived near each other. This casserole sounds like pure comfort food for the holidays, and the cornflakes on top are so clever.

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    Karly — December 6, 2011 @ 10:49 am

    Oh, I love frozen hashbrown casseroles. So warm and comforting and totally delish!

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    Bev Weidner — December 6, 2011 @ 11:05 am

    Is there a way I could have this casserole all up in my face right now? Please?

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    Diane {Created by Diane} — December 6, 2011 @ 5:11 pm

    oh my goodness. I want some NOW :) please!!!!!

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    sweetsugarbelle — December 6, 2011 @ 5:21 pm

    I love this stuff!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Cassie @ Bake Your Day — December 6, 2011 @ 5:27 pm

    I love this casserole…so classic!

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    Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen — December 6, 2011 @ 6:39 pm

    Mmm….potatoes and cheese, can’t go wrong with that!

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  18. 11
    Kathy - Panini Happy — December 6, 2011 @ 10:41 pm

    Wow, that’s comfort in a casserole dish right there. :-)

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  19. 12
    Kristen — December 6, 2011 @ 10:55 pm

    This is my all time favorite thing to eat. I love potato casserole!

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  20. 13
    Laura @ GotChocolate — December 9, 2011 @ 1:13 am

    Oh yummy! I love that you use common ingredients, Julie! :D

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  21. 14
    Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell — December 9, 2011 @ 5:55 pm

    This looks like a feel good yummy, delicious must have for ME!

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    TerriAnn — December 12, 2011 @ 6:21 pm

    That looks seriously good! I love having breakfast foods at all time during the day so this might even grace our dinner one night :)

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