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Cast Iron Skillet Cheesy Potatoes

Make these cast iron skillet cheesy potatoes for any weeknight meal.  You need a cast iron skillet, potatoes and onions plus seasons, cheese and bacon for these cheesy skillet potatoes.  

plate of cast iron skillet cheesy potatoes

 

We love cooking with cast iron, whether its our favorite cast iron skillets or a big dutch oven.  These cast iron is designed to last longer than a lifetime and are often passed down over the generations.  And after they acquire that shiny seasoned surface, everything cooks more evenly and taste better like these cheesy skillet potatoes.

 

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These cheesy skillet potatoes are a much loved favorite in our house and we believe they will be in yours.  We brought them up a notch or two by adding sour cream and ranch seasonings to the onions and garlic.   This is not your ordinary cast iron skillet cheesy potatoes it has so much more flavors.  

 

What’s in these cast iron skillet cheesy potatoes:

 

sour cream, potatoes, cheese, bacon ranch seasoning, onion and garlic

 

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups peeled and cubed potatoes, approximately 5-6 potatoes
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed and sliced
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon ranch seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded cheese

Equipment needed:

 

How to make cheesy skillet potatoes:

 

Cooked potatoes in colander

 

Bring your large pot of water to a boil over high heat.   And add the cubed potatoes and cook for 5 minutes until they are fork tender.  Pour in a colander to drain then rinse the potatoes. 

 

Bacon in cast iron skillet

 

In a large cast iron skillet over medium heat, cook your bacon until crispy.   Remove the bacon to a paper-towel lined plate. 

 

skillet potatoes

 

Add the chopped onion to your hot skillet, for 2 minutes.  Then add the garlic and potatoes. Cook until potatoes, onion and garlic are well-browned, stirring rarely.

 

sour cream, milk, ranch seasoning

 

Meanwhile in a small mixing bowl, combine the sour cream, milk, ranch seasoning.  Mix well.

 

Cheese added to sour cream, milk and ranch seasoning

 

Add 1 cup of the shredded cheese to the cream mixture and gently combine. 

 

skillet potatoes

 

Stir the sour cream mixture into the skillet potatoes and continue to cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes, until sour cream mixture has thickened.   

 

cheesy potatoes and onions in a cast iron skillet

 

Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top of the potatoes.   And chop the reserved bacon and sprinkle on top.

 

cast iron potatoes and onions

 

Allow the cheese on your cast iron skillet potatoes and onions to melt before serving. 

 

spoonful of cheesy skillet potatoes

 

Serve these cheesy potatoes right out of the cast iron skillet as a side dish.  

 

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Cast Iron Skillet Cheesy Potatoes

Make these cast iron skillet cheesy potatoes for any weeknight meal. You need a cast iron skillet, potatoes and onions plus seasons, cheese and bacon for these cheesy skillet potatoes.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cast iron skillet cheesy potatoes, cast iron skillet potatoes and onions, cheesy skillet potatoes, skillet cheesy potatoes
Servings: 4
Calories: 359kcal
Author: Evelyn

Ingredients

  • 5 cups potatoes peeled and cubed ,approximately 5-6 potatoes
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic smashed and sliced
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon ranch seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded cheese

Instructions

  • Bring your large pot of water to a boil over high heat. And add the cubed potatoes and cook for 5 minutes until they are fork tender. Pour in a colander to drain then rinse the potatoes.
  • In a large cast iron skillet over medium heat, cook your bacon until crispy. Remove the bacon to a paper-towel lined plate.
  • Add the chopped onion to your hot skillet, for 2 minutes. Then add the garlic and potatoes. Cook until potatoes, onion and garlic are well-browned, stirring rarely.
  • Meanwhile in a small mixing bowl, combine the sour cream, milk, ranch seasoning. Mix well. Add 1 cup of the shredded cheese to the cream mixture and gently combine.
  • Stir the sour cream mixture into the skillet potatoes and continue to cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes, until sour cream mixture has thickened.
  • Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top of the potatoes. And chop the reserved bacon and sprinkle on top.
  • Allow the cheese on your cast iron skillet potatoes and onions to melt before serving. Serve these right out of the cast iron skillet as a side dish.

Nutrition

Calories: 359kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 77mg | Sodium: 816mg | Potassium: 216mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 616IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 360mg | Iron: 1mg

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