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Small Batch Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole Recipe for Two

Small Batch Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole Recipe

This Cheesy Hash Brown Potatoes Casserole that everyone loves at potluck dinners is downsized to feed just 2 – 4 people. All the flavors you love and it’s ready in just 30 minutes for a quick and easy dinner or lunch side dish. Hey, I’d even have it for a breakfast side dish too. It’s that good.

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Hash brown potatoes are combined with tender crisp onions, butter, cream of mushroom soup, sour cream, and shredded sharp cheddar cheese all topped with buttery crunchy potato chips or French’s Fried Onions and baked to perfection.

How to make Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole:

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 C).

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Dice the onion.

onions diced on a cutting board

Grease or spray an 8 x 8 inch pan or baking dish and set aside. Click here for an 8 x 8 inch baking dish.

In a large bowl, combine the thawed hash browns with 3 tablespoons of the melted butter, pepper, salt, and chopped onion, blending well.

a bowl with hash browns, butter, salt, pepper, and onion

Add in the soup and sour cream, then the cheddar cheese, mixing everything well.

a bowl with hash browns, butter, salt, pepper, onion, and cream of mushroom soup

Spread mixture evenly into the prepared baking dish.

hash brown casserole in a baking dish

Mix remaining 1 tablespoon melted butter and the potato chips or French’s Fried Onions together and sprinkle over top of casserole.

French's fried onions and butter mixed in a bowl

Bake uncovered for 25 minutes.

Small Batch Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole Recipe for Two

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Small Batch Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole

Small Batch Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole

Hash brown potatoes are combined with tender crisp onions, butter, cream of mushroom soup, sour cream, and shredded sharp cheddar cheese all topped with buttery crunchy potato chips or French’s Fried Onions and baked to perfection.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen hash browns (thawed)
  • 4 Tablespoons butter (melted and divided)
  • 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 can (10 3/4-ounce) cream of mushroom soup (or cream of celery, cream of chicken)
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup crushed potato chips (or French’s Fried Onions)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 C).
  2. Dice the onion.
  3. Grease or spray an 8 x 8 inch pan or baking dish and set aside. Click for an 8 x 8 inch baking dish.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the thawed hash browns with 3 tablespoons of the melted butter, pepper, salt, and chopped onion, blending well.
  5. Add in the soup and sour cream, then the cheddar cheese, mixing everything well.
  6. Spread mixture evenly into the prepared baking dish.
  7. Mix remaining 1 tablespoon melted butter and the potato chips or French’s Fried Onions together and sprinkle over top of casserole.
  8. Bake uncovered for 25 minutes.

Notes

Nutrition calculated using potato chips, not French's Fried Onions.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 764 Saturated Fat: 26g Cholesterol: 112mg Sodium: 1919mg Carbohydrates: 60g Fiber: 4g Sugar: 2g Protein: 21g
Nutrition information is a guideline only, is calculated automatically by third party software, and absolute accuracy is not guaranteed.

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Karly
    September 5, 2018 at 10:34 am

    Love these kinda casseroles! Thanks for sharing!

    • Reply
      Zona
      September 5, 2018 at 10:42 am

      Thank you Karly!

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