These Simply Potatoes Cheesy Potatoes are a fun take on classic cheesy potatoes but with a Swiss cheese twist! Jarlsberg cheese and red onions add an extra bite to this traditional dish!
What You Will ❤️ About Cheesy Potatoes with Jarlsberg
I wanted to put a spin on Cheesy Potatoes! It’s got all cheesy sauciness of traditional but with a new flare from Jarlsberg cheese and red onions. If you’re not familiar with Jarlsberg cheese – it’s from Norway and is similar to Swiss cheese. The most popular recipe with Jarlsberg is their famous cheese dip!
Ingredients for Simply Potatoes Cheesy Potatoes
These are often known as “funeral potatoes” because they’re great to take to gatherings – it’s completely comfort food.
- Simply Potatoes – I like the hashbrowns for these but the diced potatoes work as well!
- Jarlsberg Cheese – feel free to swap with shredded cheddar cheese
- Cream of Mushroom Soup – can swap with cream of chicken soup if you don’t like mushrooms
- Sour Cream – if you’re out of this or mayo – just double up – or even the soup can substitute
- Lemon Juice
- Red Onion – this provides a little crunch – I took from my Jarlsberg Dip recipe!
- Salt & Black Pepper
- Melted Butter
If you want to make this Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole a whole meal, add diced ham! Add breakfast sausage and serve it for brunch! Either way – you’ll love it!
How to make Cheesy Potatoes with Simply Potatoes
This cheesy potato casserole recipe is a favorite! It’s easy to make and – with those bagged hash browns – you can put it together in minutes!
- Grease 8×8” baking dish with nonstick cooking spray
- Preheat oven to 350.
- In a large bowl, stir together 1.5 cups of cheese, soup, mayo, sour cream, onion, lemon juice, salt and black pepper
- Add shredded hash browns and melted butter. Mix well.
- Transfer to prepared baking dish and bake for 40 minutes until bubbly
- Top with remaining 1/2 cup of cheese and bake 5 more minutes to melt the cheese and brown casserole a bit more.
Tips, Tricks & FAQs
Store leftovers in an airtight container (I like these glass ones) in the refrigerator for up to a week. You can freeze up to three months. Reheat in the microwave for 1-2 minutes, the air fryer at 275º for 5 minutes or the oven at 300º for 25 minutes.
Of course, reserve the melted butter and, in a small bowl, mix it with crushed Ritz crackers, potato chips or corn flakes and spread topping over the potato mixture before baking.
You could but I wouldn’t. Real butter is so much better!
Yes – make it the day before and cover with plastic wrap or aluminum foil. Refrigerate until ready to bake. If using a crunchy topping – leave that off until you put into the oven.
Yes – and no need to thaw them – you just might need to bake 5-10 minutes more.
Simply Potatoes Cheesy Potatoes
- Grease 8×8” baking dish.
- Preheat oven to 350.
- In a large bowl, mix 1.5 cups of cheese, soup, mayo, sour cream, onion, lemon juice, salt and black pepper2 cups Jarlsberg cheese, 10.5 oz cream of mushroom soup, 1/2 cup mayonnaise, 1/4 cup sour cream, 1/3 cup red onion, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp black pepper
- Add hash browns and melted butter. Mix well.20 oz Simply Potatoes Hash Browns, 3 tbsp butter
- Transfer to prepared dish.
- Bake 40 minutes until bubbly
- Top with remaining 1/2 cup of cheese and bake 5 more minutes.2 cups Jarlsberg cheese