Sausage, Pepper, and Potato Bake

Potato Bake

Sausage, Pepper, and Potato Bake

PREP TIME: 25 mins
COOK TIME: 60 mins
TOTAL TIME: 85 mins
SERVINGS: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, separated
  • 1 1/2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes (about 4 medium), washed and unpeeled
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, separated
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper, separated
  • 5 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 orange bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 white onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 (14-ounce) package kielbasa (or Polish sausage), sliced into thin rounds about 1/4-inch thick

Method:

Preheat your oven to 400°F and prep the pan:

Pour 1 tablespoon of the olive oil into a 9×13 baking dish and use your hand, or a brush, to grease the bottom and sides of the dish. This oil will help create a crisp crust on the bottom of the baked potatoes.

Kielbasa Potato Bake add the oil to the pan

Prep and start baking the potatoes:

Thinly slice the potatoes to about 1/8-inch thick; use a mandoline if needed. Try to keep the potato slices together as you cut as this makes it easier to assemble them in the dish.

Fan the potatoes slightly in the dish, overlapping them like a fallen set of dominoes in the pan and creating four rows of potatoes. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt and 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper.

Bake the potatoes for 30 minutes.

Sausage Potato Casserole slice the potatoes
Smoked Sausage and Potato Bake layer the potatoes

Make the vinaigrette:

Combine the vinegar, 2 tablespoons olive oil, both mustards, rosemary, garlic, and the remaining salt and pepper in a glass jar with a tight-fitting lid (or in a bowl).

Shake the ingredients together vigorously until combined. If you’re making the dressing in a bowl, use a whisk or an immersion blender to combine. Set this aside.

Potato Casserole with Sausage and Peppers add the oil

Add the peppers, onions, and sausage to the dish:

Carefully remove the dish of potatoes from the oven and evenly arrange the peppers, then the onions, and lastly, the sausage, on top of the potatoes.

Give the dressing another vigorous shake and pour evenly over the top of the casserole.

Sausage Potato Casserole add the peppers
Smoked Sausage and Potato Bake layer the sausage
Smoked Sausage and Potato Bake add the dressing

Bake the dish:

Return the dish to the oven and bake for an additional 30 minutes, or until a knife inserted into the middle of a potato offers no resistance.

Cool and serve:

Remove the dish from the oven and cool for 5 minutes before serving. Leftovers will keep in a covered container for up to two days in the fridge.

ENJOY!

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