Cheese Potato & Smoked Sausage Casserole

Daniel Allen

By
@Daniel_Allen

NOTE: You can substitute: 1/2 lb. hot dogs, sliced into 1/2-inch slices OR 1/2 lb. ham diced into 1/2-inch dices OR 12 oz. can of Spam diced into 1/2-inch dices, instead of the smoked sausage.


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Rating:

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 c
idaho potatoes, peeled, boiled and cut into cubes when cool, approx. 1 lb
4 Tbsp
butter
4 Tbsp
flour
2 c
milk
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
1/2 lb
velveeta cheese, diced
1/2 c
sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1 lb
skinless smoked sausage (eckrich is my favorite brand)
1/8 tsp
paprika

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut skinless smoked sausage in half, lengthwise, and then chop into 1/2 inch "half moon" cuts. Cook in a frying pan for about 15 minutes, turning frequently to SLIGHTLY brown.
2
Meanwhile, put cooked & diced potatoes in 2 quart casserole. Add cooked meat and give it a gentle toss.
3
Mix all remaining ingredients (except for shredded cheddar cheese & the paprika) in a saucepan over medium heat until warm, melted and smooth. (Use a whisk and stir constantly.).
4
Pour white/cheese sauce over potatoes and meat. Sprinkle shredded sharp cheddar cheese on top, and then sprinkle paprika evenly over the top.
5
Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 35-45 minutes (watch, until golden brown on top).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American