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baked delmonico potatoes recipe

Classic Delmonico Potatoes

Make this classic Delmonico Potatoes recipe for family dinners or special occasions. This make-ahead casserole is the perfect side dish for beef, pork, or chicken. This recipe is easy, beautiful, and so delicious! 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword delmonico potatoes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Refrigeration time 12 hours
Total Time 13 hours
Servings 4 people


  • 1 bag Simply Potatoes (20 oz.)
  • 3/4 cup milk (Any kind. I use 1%.)
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • generous dash of pepper & nutmeg
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter (divided into 6 slices)
  • Paprika


  • Generously butter an 8 x 8 inch casserole dish.
  • Place entire bag of potatoes in casserole, and spread to the sides. Set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, over medium-high heat, combine the following: milk, whipping cream, salt, mustard, pepper, nutmeg.
  • Whisk to combine. Continue to stir until almost boiling. (5 to 10 minutes)
  • Add cheddar cheese.
  • Lower heat, stir, and continue to cook until cheese is completely melted.
  • Remove from heat and pour over potatoes in casserole.
  • Cool slightly.
  • Dot with slices of butter. Sprinkle with paprika.
  • Cover tightly with plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate 12 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Remove potatoes from refrigerator.
  • Bake uncovered for 45 minutes.


This recipe can be easily doubled and baked in a 9 x 13 inch casserole dish.