Loaded Potato Casserole transforms the beloved tavern loaded baked potato for 1 and turns it into a dish everyone at the party can enjoy! Loaded Potato Casserole certainly is loaded with tangy sour cream, crispy bacon pieces, and herbaceous ranch flavors. Add in some melty cheddar and you have a casserole everyone will want a piece of—it’s guaranteed to have people coming back for seconds and thirds.
Ingredients• 1 (32 ounce) package frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed • 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled • 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix • 2 cups cheddar cheese, plus more to taste, shredded, and divided
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a baking pan with cooking spray or butter.
Combine the hash browns, sour cream, bacon, ranch mix, and 1 cup of the cheese in a large bowl, stirring well.
Spread the mixture into the prepared baking pan and cover it with foil.
Bake for 45 minutes.
Remove the foil and sprinkle the remaining cheese over the potatoes.
Bake until the cheese bubbles, or about 15 minutes.
Allow the casserole to cool.