5 from 18 votes
Cheesy Mashed Potatoes
Cheesy Mashed Potatoes Recipe | Mashed Potato Casserole
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
38 mins
Total Time
58 mins

Make mealtime special with creamy, crowd-pleasing Cheesy Mashed Potatoes! An easy potato casserole made with cream cheese, Cheddar, and Monterrey Jack.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesy Mashed Potatoes
Servings: 10
Calories: 386 kcal
Author: Kelly Anthony
  • 4 large Russet potatoes (about 3 lbs), rinsed and peeled
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 3/4 (6 ounces) package cream cheese, cut into chunks
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives (optional)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cup freshly grated Cheddar cheese, separated
  • 1 cup freshly grated Monterrey Jack cheese, separated
  1. Preheat the oven to 350° and have ready a greased 8x8" baking dish.

  2. Cut the potatoes into a 1" dice and add to a large pot. Cover with water by about 1" and place over high heat to bring to a boil.

  3. Boil for about 20 minutes or until easily pierced with a fork. Drain well and return to potatoes the pot. Add the evaporated milk, cream cheese, butter, chives, salt and pepper to potatoes and mash using a handheld mixer on low or a potato masher. Stir in 1 cup of Cheddar and a 1/2 cup of Monterrey Jack cheese.

  4. Transfer the potatoes to the prepared baking dish and top with remaining 1 cup Cheddar and 1/2 cup Monterrey Jack. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until the cheese, is melted and bubbly.

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Mashed Potatoes Recipe | Mashed Potato Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 386 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 649mg28%
Potassium 749mg21%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 780IU16%
Vitamin C 9.1mg11%
Calcium 348mg35%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.