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Easy Cheesy Potato Casserole

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10

Ingredients

  • Butter to coat a 9×13-inch baking dish
  • ½ pound bacon, uncooked and chopped
  • 3 pounds yellow potatoes such as Yukon Gold, peeled and sliced ¼-inch thick
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup fresh rosemary chopped
  • 1 pound sharp cheddar, shredded
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup scallion bottoms
  • Remaining scallion green tops, sliced

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Butter a 9×13-inch baking dish. Set aside.
  3. Cook chopped bacon in a skillet until half cooked. Remove bacon from fat and set aside.
  4. Place sliced potatoes in a large bowl and pour in bacon fat along with salt, pepper and rosemary.
  5. Pour into prepared baking dish.
  6. In the same bowl, mix cheddar cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise and diced white scallions.
  7. Spread mixture over potatoes (Does not need to go exactly to the edges), and sprinkle bacon over the top.
  8. Cover with parchment and foil and bake covered for 30 minutes.
  9. Remove parchment and foil and bake for 30 more minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  10. Remove from oven and sprinkle with the scallion tops and serve.