Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole

Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole

Everyone loves loaded baked potatoes! Now enjoy that same great flavor combination in this super easy loaded mashed potato casserole recipe.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Place potatoes in a large saucepan or pot. Cover with cold water by 2 inches and add 1 tablespoon of the salt. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook potatoes until tender when pierced with a fork, about 15 minutes. Drain well.
  3. Step 3

    Preheat the oven to 375 F. Lightly oil or butter a 3-quart casserole dish.
  4. Step 4

    Return potatoes to the saucepan and using a potato masher, mash potatoes until almost smooth.
  5. Step 5

    Add cream cheese , sour cream , milk, butter, remaining 1 teaspoon salt, and black pepper.
  6. Step 6

    Continue mashing until the mixture is well blended and smooth. Taste for seasoning and add more salt or pepper, if desired.
  7. Step 7

    Stir in 1 cup of the cheddar cheese and half of the bacon.
  8. Step 8

    Spoon the mixture evenly into the prepared casserole dish.
  9. Step 9

    Use a spatula or fork to spread potatoes and make an irregular surface. (This will create ridges to capture the additional cheese and crisp while baking.)
  10. Step 10

    Transfer to the oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  11. Step 11

    Remove from the oven and scatter the remaining cheese and bacon over the potatoes. Top with green onions.
  12. Step 12

    Return the casserole to the oven and bake until the cheese melts, about 5 minutes.
  13. Step 13

    Serve and enjoy.