Cheesy Smoked Sausage, Cabbage & Potatoes

Michaela Boers

By
@MichaelaRBoers

Smoked Sausage, Potatoes and Cabbage in a creamy cheese sauce. Comfort food at its best!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Ingredients

THE BULK

1 lb
smoked sausage
1 medium
head of cabbage
6 medium
potatoes, russets

CHEESE SAUCE

1/4 stick
butter
1/4 c
flour
3 c
milk
2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
onion salt
1 tsp
paprika
1 tsp
black pepper
pinch
1 pinch of cayenne pepper
1 clove
garlic, minced
1 c
sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 13x9 pan, and set aside. This part is easy peasy...chop smoked sausge in chunks, like 1 1/2 inch pieces, chop potatoes in chunks, mine were like 1/2 inch slices, and chop head of cabbage in chunks, thick chunks are great. Place in greased 13x9 in pan.
2
In a large sauce pan on medium heat, melt butter and blend in flour to create a roux, stir with a whisk. Slowly add in milk, continuing to stir with a whisk. Add salt, onion salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, black pepper and garlic. Stir constantly, sauce will thicken, usually about 7-10 minutes of stirring. Sprinkle cheddar cheese into sauce mixture, continue to stir until melted completely. Sauce will be somewhat salty, but this will bake into potatoes and cabbage for a perfect blend.
3
Pour cheese sauce directly onto cabbage, potatoes and smoked sausage. Stir. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes at 375 degrees. Un-cover foil and continue to bake for an additional 10 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes, serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Hashtags: #sausage, #SMOKED, #cheesy