If you live in the West, Funeral Potatoes is probably a dish you grew up with. In other parts of the country it’s called Mormon Funeral Potatoes, Party Potatoes or Sympathy Meals. This easy-to-make-casserole is often served as a side dish at funeral dinners and social gatherings like potlucks.
Since the main ingredient is potatoes, you can bet we’ve got a few delicious recipes to share.
Blogger Sylvia Fontaine of Feasting at Home, created Broccoli Cheddar Funeral Potatoes using Grown In Idaho® Thick Cut Hash Browns as the main ingredient. Broccoli, whole grain mustard and sharp white cheddar cheese make this dish unforgettable.
For a totally different flavor profile try Rosemary Prosciutto Cheesy Idaho® Potatoes. The base of this recipe is a blend of fresh Idaho® potatoes that have been grated, and fresh Idaho® potatoes that have been pureed. The addition of thinly sliced prosciutto, fresh rosemary, sour cream, mild cheddar cheese and a bread crumb topping make this dish the ultimate comfort food.
See below for more variations of Funeral Potatoes.