Cheesy Potatoes with Caramelized Onions
Also known as funeral potatoes, this Cheesy Potato Casserole with Caramelized Onions is rich, creamy and delicious. They only require a handful of ingredients and are super simple to make. We love making these Cheesy Potatoes for a crowd.
- 2 tablespoons salted butter
- 1 sweet onion, thinly sliced
- 1 (15 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup homemade version below!
- 1 ½ cups sour cream
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled
- 1 (32 ounce) pack frozen, diced hash brown potatoes
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
- 2 cups roughly crushed, kettle cooked potato chips
- cracked black pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 350˚F. Lightly grease a 9"x 13" baking dish and set aside.
Melt salted butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally for 25 to 30 minutes or until cooked down and evenly browned. Remove from heat and set aside.
In a large bowl combine condensed soup, sour cream and butter.
Add frozen potatoes and stir together until completely combined, then fold in 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese and caramelized onions.
Pour mixture into prepared baking dish and top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese and potato chips.
Bake casserole for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown and bubbling.
Cool for 10 minutes and serve.
- *Makes 1 (9”x13”) casserole
*Homemade condensed chicken soup: 1 1/2 cup chicken stock, 3/4 cup milk, 1/2 cup flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
Boil chicken stock in a small saucepan over medium heat. In a mixing bowl combine remaining ingredients until mixture is smooth. Whisk milk mixture into stock until fully incorporated and no lumps remain. Lower heat to medium-low and simmer until mixture gets very thick. Remove from heat and use in recipe above or seal in airtight container and refrigerate for up to 10 days.
Calories: 596kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 13gFat: 44gSaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 765mgPotassium: 838mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1097IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 287mgIron: 2mg