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Cheesy Smoked Sausage Potato Casserole

Cheesy Smoked Sausage Potato Casserole

Potatoes and smoked sausage in a creamy cheese sauce! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheesy Smoked Sausage Potato Casserole
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 345 kcal


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


  1. Cut the 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 the cooked & diced potatoes in 2 quart casserole. Add the cooked meat and give it a gentle toss.
  3. Mix all the 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