Irish Potatoes

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A recipe for super yummy Irish Potatoes!  Try this simple recipe for a change from the regular mashed or baked potatoes. Irish cheesy potatoes are not really a typical Irish dish – but this quick and easy potato recipe is a simple and great way to get dinner on the table supper fast. Just about 20 minutes of preparation…and you have a really yummy side dish for any protein, specially a Beef Tenderloin!

This version of Irish cheesy Potatoes uses Greek Yogurt to cut some of the fat, not flavor and adds a little extra protein. It’s very easy to assemble and can be prepared ahead of time. It pairs well with beef, ham, or chicken. Leftovers are awesome, if there are any, they will reheat really well. Everyone always loves these delicious Irish potato casserole, trust me.

Irish Potatoes aka Pan Haggerty is a delicious twist on a classic Northumberland potato dish. Layers of potatoes, onions and Dubliner cheese are cooked together to create a spectacular dish. It’s easy to make and will definitely wow those at your St. Patrick’s Day gathering.

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Irish Potatoes

Irish Potatoes

Irish potatoes are not really Irish – this quick and easy potato recipe is a great way to get dinner on the table fast.

  • Author: All Recipes
  • Prep Time: :20
  • Cook Time: :40
  • Total Time: 1:20
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American/Irish


  • 8 large russet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 small onion, minced
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 cup Dubliner cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion


  1. Place the potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Cook the potatoes at a boil for 10 minutes; drain. Set potatoes aside to cool.
  2. Once potatoes are cool enough to handle, slide the skin from the potatoes and discard; refrigerate peeled potatoes until completely cold, about 1 hour.
  3. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  4. Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with 1 tablespoon butter.
  5. Grate 2 of the potatoes into the bottom of the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle about 1/4 of the minced onion and Dubliner cheese over the layer of potato; season with salt and white pepper. Repeat layering until all ingredients are used and dish is full.
  6. Drizzle melted butter, greek yogurt, and milk over the potato mixture; season with paprika.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until the top is bubbling, about 30 minutes.
  8. Garnish with chopped fresh green onions and parsley to serve.
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