Sausage Potatoes Au Gratin
A packaged potato mix gets special treatment when jazzed up with sausage and vegetables. "I enjoy serving this cheesy casserole with warm bread," informs Mary Akker, Ellsworth, Minnesota.
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
- 1 pound fully cooked smoked sausage, halved lengthwise and sliced
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 4 medium carrots, julienned
- 1 package (5-1/4 ounces) au gratin potatoes
- 2-2/3 cups water
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 package (9 ounces) frozen broccoli cuts, thawed and drained
- 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
- In a large saucepan, cook sausage and onion in oil until lightly
- browned; drain. Stir in the carrots, potatoes with contents of sauce
- mix, water and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and
- simmer for 10-20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
- Stir in broccoli; cover and cook 5 minutes longer or until heated
- through. Sprinkle with cheese; cover and let stand until cheese is
- melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 687 calories, 43 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 2,223 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 27 g protein.