Cheesy Potatoes Romanov; Great Side for the Holidays
1 Teaspoon Butter, Or As Needed
1 Large Bag Of Frozen Steakhouse Potatoes
2 Shallots Minced
3 Teaspoons Kosher Salt
1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
1 Pinch Cayenne Pepper, Or To Taste
3 Cups Grated Sharp White Cheddar Cheese
2 Cups Sour Cream
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
Pulse potatoes a food processor until large bits remain. Place into a large bowl.
Mince shallots to get 1/4 to 1/3 cup.
Add shallots in with the potatoes; season with salt, pepper, and cayenne and garlic. Toss with two forks until well combined. Add Cheddar cheese and mix well. Gently toss in sour cream until barely combined. Transfer mixture into the prepared baking dish, piling it up high, then patting it down very lightly.
Bake in the preheated oven until piping hot and top is browned, 30 to 35 minutes.
NOTE: You may use 4 large Yukon potatoes peeled and baked in foil if you do not want to use frozen. Served with steak or a great side for Thanksgiving.