Sausage and Potato Casserole

Portion Size: ¾ C

Ingredients: Yields: 8 servings

Ingredients Notes: 
1 pound breakfast sausageMay use turkey sausage
4 cups shredded potatoes (frozen)
1/4 cup olive oil
8 ounces mild Cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 cup onion, shredded
1 (16 ounce) container small curd lowfat cottage cheese
6 jumbo eggsMay use 1 ½ c. egg substitute
For gluten free (GF): Use GF sausage. Check all ingredients to ensure they are gluten free.


Steps:Directions: Critical Control Point /Quality Assurance
1Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Lightly spray a baking dish.
2Place sausage in a large, deep skillet
3Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown
4Drain, crumble, and set aside
5In the prepared baking dish, stir together the shredded potatoes and olive oil
6Line the bottom and sides of the baking dish with the mixture
7In a bowl, mix the sausage, Cheddar cheese, onion, cottage cheese, and eggs. Pour over the potato mixture
8Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until a toothpick inserted into center of the casserole comes out cleanCook until internal  end temperature is 165 ° degrees F.
9Let cool for 5 minutes before serving

Jacqueline Larson M.S., R.D.N. and Associates