Smoked Sausage Potato Casserole

Here’s the full recipe for Smoked Sausage and Potato Casserole:


  • 1 pound smoked sausage, sliced
  • 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • Onion powder or 1 medium onion, chopped (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the cream of mushroom soup and milk. Stir until well combined. If using onion powder, you can add it to this mixture.
  2. In a slow cooker, layer the sliced smoked sausage and chopped potatoes.
  3. Pour the soup and milk mixture over the sausage and potatoes, ensuring that they are evenly coated.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for about 6 hours, or until the potatoes are tender and the sausage is cooked through.
  6. Once cooked, give the casserole a quick stir to combine all the ingredients.
  7. Serve hot and enjoy your quick and easy dinner!

Feel free to customize this recipe by adding other vegetables such as bell peppers or carrots, or by using different types of sausage or cream soup for variety.

Here are some common questions and answers related to Smoked Sausage and Potato Casserole:

Q: Can I use a different type of sausage? A: Yes, you can substitute smoked sausage with other types of sausage such as kielbasa or chorizo for different flavor variations.

Q: Can I use different types of potatoes? A: While russet potatoes are commonly used in this recipe, you can also use other varieties such as Yukon Gold or red potatoes. Just keep in mind that different types of potatoes may have slightly different textures when cooked.

Q: Can I add other vegetables to the casserole? A: Absolutely! Feel free to add additional vegetables such as bell peppers, onions, carrots, or broccoli to the casserole for added flavor and nutrients.

Q: How can I make this dish creamier? A: You can increase the amount of cream of mushroom soup and milk in the recipe or add shredded cheese to the mixture for a creamier consistency.

Q: Can I cook this dish in the oven instead of a slow cooker? A: Yes, you can bake this casserole in the oven at 375°F (190°C) for about 45-60 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender and the sausage is cooked through. Just make sure to cover the casserole dish with foil to prevent the top from drying out.