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cheesy potato casserole
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3.97 from 33 votes

Cheesy Funeral Potatoes Recipe

This easy potato casserole is a hit for the holidays and dinners with your family and friends. It's so easy to make and everyone loves it!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
cooling time5 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15 people
Calories: 126kcal


  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 medium Onion yellow onion; diced into 1/2" pieces
  • 1 20 oz bag Shredded Potatoes frozen
  • 1 10 oz can Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1 cup Sour Cream full fat or lite
  • 2 cups Shredded Cheese (Save 1/2 cup to sprinkle on the top before baking)
  • 2 tsp Garlic Salt
  • 1 cup Chicken Broth


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray the inside of a 9" x 13" baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a skillet over medium heat, add the butter. Once melted, add the onion and cook, stirring frequently, until the onion lightly caramelizes - about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the shredded potatoes, cream of mushroom soup, sour cream, 1 1/2 cup shredded cheese, the cooked onions, garlic salt, and chicken broth.  Stir until well mixed.  
  • Spread the potato mixture into your prepared 9"x13" baking dish and sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup cheese evenly over the top.  
  • Put in the oven and bake, uncovered, for 30-40 minutes or until the edges are bubbly and lightly golden brown.  Remove from the oven, enjoy!



Calories: 126kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 561mg | Potassium: 188mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 316IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 145mg | Iron: 1mg