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
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
Healthy Gratin with Good-for-You Carbs
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.