Easy Cheesy Potatoes Recipe

Easy cheesy potatoes are a tasty side dish for weeknight or holiday dinners! This cheesy potato casserole is always popular!


– 1/2 cup Morton's Kosher salt *see note – 3 lbs. Yukon Gold potatoes, chopped into 1/2 inch cube – 1/4 cup salted butter – 2/3 cup chicken broth – 1/3 cup milk, whole or 2% – 3 Tablespoons flour – 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder – 1/2 teaspoon onion powder – 1 cup full fat sour cream – 3 cups sharp cheddar cheese, divided – Salt and pepper, to taste – 3 green onions, chopped


Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish and preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Step 1

Put the potatoes in a big pot of cold water with 1/2 cup Kosher salt. Drain and transfer the mixture to the baking dish after boiling for 7-10 minutes until fork soft.

Step 2

Chicken broth and butter in a medium sauce pan should boil. Mix milk, flour, garlic powder, and onion powder in a measuring cup. 

Step 3

Add the milk mixture to the boiling broth and whisk continually until thickened and coats the back of a spoon. Season with salt and pepper to taste and lower heat.

Step 4

Mix sour cream and 1 1/2 cups cheddar until melted. Pour the sauce and most of the green onions over the potatoes. 

Step 5

Add remaining 1 1/2 cups cheese. Bake 20 minutes until cheese is browned and mixture is bubbling. Sprinkle leftover green onions on top before serving.

Step 6

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