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Cheesy Ranch Potatoes

These cheesy ranch potatoes are the perfect side dish for all of your summer barbecues! The tangy ranch dressing and buttery softy potatoes are perfect with the crunch potato chip topping!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy side dish recipes, kid-friendly recipes, weeknight dinner recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 239kcal


  • 2 pounds yellow potatoes
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons ranch seasoning 1 packet
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups crushed potato chips


  • Dice potatoes into bite-sized chunks and add to a large pot. Fill with just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook for 15 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.
  • Drain potatoes and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x13 baking dish.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the sour cream, buttermilk, and ranch seasoning until well combined.
  • Add potatoes to the ranch mixture and stir to coat.
  • Pour potatoes into the prepared baking dish and sprinkle with the cheese.
  • Top with the crushed potato chips.
  • Cover and bake for 45 minutes. Remove cover and bake for 5 minutes more. Serve immediately.



Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 518mg | Potassium: 697mg | Fiber: 3g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 13.7mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 3.3mg