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Sweet Potato Sausage Casserole Recipe

Sweet Potato Sausage Casserole Recipe

“Most people never consider combining sweet potatoes with pasta and kielbasa, but I adapted this recipe from several others and I’ve received several compliments on it," says Rickey Madden of Clinton, South Carolina. "You can add more cheese or sausage to suit your taste.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked spiral pasta
  • 8 ounces smoked sausage, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese


  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the sausage, sweet potatoes, green pepper and onion in oil over medium heat for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain.
  • 2. Add the tomatoes, cream, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; remove from the heat. Drain pasta; stir into sausage mixture. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 8 servings.

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mgoebel945 User ID: 8281818 268677
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2017

"This was an instant family favorite! I did tweak it a little by doubling the amount of smoked sausage, onion, green pepper, and pasta. I also use Italian seasoned diced tomatoes instead of plain, add extra salt and pepper, and about 12 ounces of Colby-jack cheese with some mixed in as well as on top. I am not a fan of sweet potatoes, but this recipe is amazing and immediately took a place in my meal rotation."

Donna872 User ID: 8770609 259358
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2017

"I will not be making this again. It took a lot of time and effort, and the flavor just wasn't there."

robnat420 User ID: 2092551 244483
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2016

"A family favorite. It is such a good comfort food with great variety."

Mkleinschmit User ID: 7171999 102320
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2013

"I was hesitant to even try this recipe, but it turned out great. I did add extra salt, pepper, and some cayenne pepper for a kick. Will make again"

EspressoSue User ID: 4990850 209570
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2012

"I didn't care for this recipe. The sweet potato and sausage worked well together--but with the sweet potato, tomato and pasta did not. The entire recipe seem disjointed."

Piccina User ID: 6183426 84804
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2011

"This is really good, nice colours in the dish and great flavours too. I had some onion cheddar soup that I had made from scratch leftover, so I used that in place of the heavy cream and omitted the onions from the veggies."

earlmahr User ID: 5829259 155808
Reviewed May. 5, 2011

"This is the best casserole I've ever had! I've got 5 different families hooked on it already and not a single person that didn't like it. It's the perfect combination of flavors and it's just as good when reheating it as leftovers!"

[email protected] User ID: 1871678 209569
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2011

"My kids loved this and so did my husband. It is a favorite!!"

Food4Thought-krk User ID: 5358833 155795
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2010

"I love this recipe. Sounds like an odd combo but its delicious. I use turkey smoked sausage and veggie delite pasta and convince myself to overlook the fat in the small amount of cream since its got the extra veggie in the pasta and the sweet potatoes so it's got to still be good for me. I've made this several times and considering I don't often go back to recipes, that's a big compliment."

downundercanadian User ID: 4302163 99652
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2010

"Kids absolutely loved it, but I found it to not have enough taste!"

BarbsLou56 User ID: 4651170 172815
Reviewed Jan. 22, 2010

"This is really delicious and also quite filling. Next time I'll try adding canned diced tomatoes with jalapenos to add a bit of a kick. Also looking for a lower-fat substitute for the heavy cream.... Would definitely make again."

JoleyH User ID: 2801614 102492
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2010

"At first I was wondering how it would taste but this was really good! My family really enjoyed it but requested a little more kielbasa in it next time. This one's a keeper."

erinchelsea User ID: 4255376 209568
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2009

"This was so good! I used a can of Rotel instead of the diced tomatoes, it made it a little spicy. Wonderful recipe! Nice to have something a little different."

healthy69 User ID: 3948501 81854
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2009

"I'll try to replace the pasta for rice and protecting in with a backing foil on the top so the rice dont get too dry"

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