Cheese Potato and Smoked Sausage Casserole 

The Cheese, Potato, and Smoked Sausage Casserole is a comforting and hearty dish that’s perfect for a cozy family dinner or potluck gathering. Here’s a description of this delicious casserole:

**Creamy Potato Base:** The casserole starts with a layer of thinly sliced potatoes that form the base of the dish. The smokiness of the sausage pairs perfectly with the creamy potatoes and cheese.

 Cheddar cheese is a popular choice for this casserole, but you can use any type of cheese you prefer, such as mozzarella, Swiss, or Monterey Jack.

Common seasonings include garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. You can customize the seasonings to suit your taste preferences.

**Creamy Sauce:** A creamy sauce is poured over the layers of potatoes, sausage, and cheese, binding everything together and infusing the casserole with rich flavor. The sauce is typically made with a combination of milk or cream, chicken broth, and flour or cornstarch for thickening.

**Baked to Perfection:** The assembled casserole is baked in the oven until the potatoes are tender, the sausage is heated through, and the cheese is melted and bubbly. The aroma of the casserole as it bakes is irresistible, filling the kitchen with enticing smells of comfort food.

Overall, this casserole is a satisfying and flavorful dish that’s sure to be a hit with both kids and adults alike. With its creamy potatoes, savory smoked sausage, and melty cheese, it’s comfort food at its finest.


  • 3 cups Idaho potatoes peeled, boiled and cut into cubes when cool, approx. 1 lb
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 pound Velveeta cheese diced
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 lb skinless smoked sausage
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika


Cut skinless smoked sausage in half, lengthwise, and then chop into 1/2 inch “half moon” cuts. Cook in a cast iron frying pan for about 15 minutes, turning frequently to SLIGHTLY brown.

Meanwhile, put cooked & diced potatoes in 2 quart casserole. Add cooked meat and give it a gentle toss.

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.).

Pour white/cheese sauce over potatoes and meat. Sprinkle shredded sharp cheddar cheese on top, and then sprinkle paprika evenly over the top.

Bake in preheated 350°F oven for 35-45 minutes (watch, until golden brown on top).

Enjoy !!

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