Side Dishes

Small Batch Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole Recipe for Two

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.

Small Batch Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole Recipe

 

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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).

 

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

 

 

5 from 1 vote
Small Batch Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole Recipe serves 2
Small Batch Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
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.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesy hashbrown casserole, small batch hash brown casserole
Servings: 2
Calories: 764 kcal
Author: Zona
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 here 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.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

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

Nutrition Facts
Small Batch Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 764 Calories from Fat 450
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 50g 77%
Saturated Fat 26g 130%
Cholesterol 112mg 37%
Sodium 1919mg 80%
Potassium 1258mg 36%
Total Carbohydrates 60g 20%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 2g
Protein 21g 42%
Vitamin A 23.2%
Vitamin C 28.8%
Calcium 28.2%
Iron 20.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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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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