Funeral Potatoes with Ham is crowd-pleasing, delicious comfortableness food. The filling is affluent and creamy and the full happening is topped disconnected with a buttery and crunchy maize flake topping.
Great Holiday Side
These Funeral Potatoes marque a large casserole for Thanksgiving, erstwhile you can’t perchance person excessively galore casseroles. And this look is besides a large mode to usage up leftover Easter ham.
What Are Funeral Potatoes
Never heard of Funeral Potatoes? It is simply a casserole made from diced potatoes oregon hash browns that is fashionable successful Idaho and Utah and is often served astatine household gatherings pursuing funerals. The topping tin alteration but it is usually crushed maize flakes, which I person used, or crushed murphy chips. We thin to person a container Corn Flakes lingering successful the pantry, but not murphy chips. They get eaten up close away.
I similar the flimsy sweetness the cornflakes give. It contrasts good with the cheesy, salty filling.
There’s a immense magnitude of sour cream, making this casserole murphy and sour pick nirvana. It is truthful incredibly affluent and filling, you truly can’t devour a full batch of it truthful 1 casserole volition provender rather a fewer people. To spirit the casserole up some, I similar to adhd astir 1 1/2 teaspoons of the powdered ranch dressing premix that comes successful a small packet. I usage Hidden Valley Ranch. You tin usage the leftover ranch mix to marque crockery dressing oregon to premix into mashed potatoes oregon treble stuffed potatoes.
The ham adds spirit and makes it consciousness a small similar a main crockery casserole, but you tin permission it out. My girl is vegetarian truthful I lone premix ham into 1 broadside of it.
You could besides adhd broccoli oregon peas alternatively of the ham oregon successful addition.
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More Holiday Casseroles
- Southern Broccoli Casserole
- Crock Pot Sweet Potato Casserole
- Butternut Squash Casserole
- Pineapple Casserole
Funeral Potatoes with Ham
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 small onion, diced
- 1 can condensed pick of mushroom soup
- 1 (16-ounce) container sour cream
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 (30-ounce) package frozen hash browns, defrosted
- 2 cups shredded crisp cheddar cheese
- 8 ounces ham, diced
- 1 1/2 teaspoons dry Ranch mix, I usage Hidden Valley Ranch
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
- dash of blistery sauce
- 1 1/2 cups Corn Flakes, crushed
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
- Melt food successful a skillet implicit mean heat. Add bulb and navigator until opening to soften, astir 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat.
- In a ample bowl, premix unneurotic each ingredients (including onions), but Corn Flakes and melted butter.
- Transfer substance to prepared baking dish.
- In a tiny bowl, premix unneurotic crushed Corn Flakes and melted butter. Sprinkle connected apical of casserole.
- Bake for 45 to 55 minutes.
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Originally published November 23, 2014.
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