Loaded baked potato casserole in an oval white baking dish beside a blue and white striped napkin

Loaded Baked Potato Casserole

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 55 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings


All of the loaded baked potato fixings you love in an easy casserole!


  • 3 large baking potatoes (about 21/2 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (more or less, to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper (more or less, to taste)
  • 12/3 cups sour cream
  • 1 (4.5-ounce drained weight) can sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 green onion, sliced (white and green parts)
  • 1 (2.8 ounce) package bacon recipe pieces (real bacon, not imitation)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Thoroughly wash and scrub potatoes. Pierce potatoes with a fork. Wrap each potato tightly with foil.
  3. Place potatoes on a baking sheet and bake for 1 hour and 25 minutes, or until tender and easily pierced with a fork (check after 1 hour – time will depend upon size of potatoes).
  4. Carefully remove potatoes from foil, place in a large bowl and coarsely chop potatoes with a knife (skin included).
  5. Add butter, salt, and pepper. Stir with a large spoon until butter is melted.
  6. Add sour cream. Stir well to combine.
  7. Add mushrooms, green onions and bacon pieces. Stir well.
  8. Add shredded cheeses last and stir well to combine.
  9. Spoon into a casserole dish, cover with aluminum foil and bake for 15 minutes, or until completely heated and cheese is melted.
  10. Sprinkle evenly with paprika.

  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: baked potato casserole, loaded baked potato casserole