Funeral Potatoes Italian Chicken

Certainly! Here’s the full recipe for the modified Funeral Potatoes with Italian Chicken:

Funeral Potatoes: Ingredients:

  • 8 oz sour cream
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 tsp garlic salt (or to taste)
  • Salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, onion powder, and a dash of garlic salt (to taste)
  • Half a can of chicken broth
  • 1 bag frozen diced hash browns
  • 2 cups shredded cheese (cheddar jack or your preference)
  • Chopped broccoli (as desired)


  1. In a bowl, mix sour cream, cream of chicken soup, garlic salt, and additional seasonings to taste.
  2. Add half a can of chicken broth to the mixture.
  3. Pour the mixture over the frozen diced hash browns in a crockpot.
  4. Add 2 cups of shredded cheese and mix everything together.
  5. Once the potatoes soften a little, add chopped broccoli to the crockpot.
  6. Allow it to cook until the potatoes are tender, and the flavors meld.

Italian Chicken: Ingredients:

  • Chicken breast or tenderloins (about 3/4 pound)
  • Garlic salt, Italian seasoning, pepper (to taste)
  • Italian dressing


  1. Season the chicken with garlic salt, Italian seasoning, and pepper.
  2. Cover the chicken with Italian dressing and let it marinate.
  3. Bake the chicken for about 20-25 minutes at 350°F.
  4. Once cooked, shred or dice the chicken.
  5. Add the shredded or diced chicken to the crockpot with the funeral potatoes.
  6. Add about another 1/2 cup of cheese (or to taste) to the crockpot and mix it all together.

Bon appétit! Enjoy your delicious dinner! 👩‍🍳💋

Certainly! Here are some popular questions and their answers related to Funeral Potatoes with Italian Chicken:

  1. What are funeral potatoes?
    • Funeral potatoes are a comfort food casserole, typically made with hash browns, cheese, sour cream, and a creamy soup, often served at gatherings and potlucks.
  2. How do you make funeral potatoes with Italian chicken?
    • For funeral potatoes, mix sour cream, cream of chicken soup, seasonings, and chicken broth. Add this mixture to frozen hash browns, mix in cheese and chopped broccoli, and let it cook in a crockpot. For Italian chicken, season and marinate chicken in Italian dressing, bake, and then shred or dice. Add the cooked Italian chicken to the funeral potatoes in the crockpot.
  3. Can I customize the seasonings in funeral potatoes?
    • Yes, you can customize the seasonings to your liking. Common seasonings include garlic salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, onion powder, and more.
  4. What’s a good cheese for funeral potatoes?
    • Cheddar jack cheese is commonly used for funeral potatoes, but you can choose your favorite cheese or a blend of cheeses.
  5. How long do you bake the Italian chicken?
    • Bake the Italian chicken for about 20-25 minutes at 350°F or until fully cooked. Adjust the time based on the thickness of the chicken pieces.
  6. Can I add other vegetables to funeral potatoes?
    • Yes, you can customize funeral potatoes by adding vegetables like broccoli, onions, or any other veggies you enjoy.
  7. What’s the purpose of adding chicken broth to funeral potatoes?
    • Chicken broth adds flavor and moisture to the funeral potatoes, enhancing the overall taste.
  8. Can I make funeral potatoes ahead of time?
    • Yes, funeral potatoes can be assembled ahead of time and refrigerated. Bake when ready to serve.

Enjoy your delicious meal! 👩‍🍳💐