Healthy Gratin With Good-For-You Carbs

Home fries in a casserole? Now we’re talking dinner! This comforting dish from Cooking Light is packed with good-for-you carbs and fiber from potatoes, and hot turkey Italian sausage adds protein and a kick. It all gets topped with Swiss cheese for a crunchy, chewy casserole.

Ingredients for servings

    Healthy Gratin with Good-for-You Carbs

  • 2 hot turkey Italian sausage links casings removed

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 3 cup chopped onion

  • sliced cremini mushrooms

  • red potatoes, coarsely chopped

  • 0.5 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 0.5 cup fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 0.75 cup shredded Swiss cheese

  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.

  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage to pan, and sauté for 5 minutes or until browned, using the back of the spoon to crumble. Remove sausage from pan; drain. Wipe pan with paper towels. Melt butter in pan. Add onion; sauté 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add mushrooms; sauté 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add potatoes and salt; sauté 5 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally.

  • Stir in sausage and broth. Remove from heat. Spoon potato mixture into an 11-by-7-inch glass or ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray; top with cheese. Cover and bake at 400°F for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes or until golden. Sprinkle with thyme.

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