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Makeover Sausage & Potato Bake

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 65 min.


8 servings

This hearty dish is a Christmas Eve tradition at our house. It also makes an awesome breakfast bake, so any leftovers are great for Christmas morning! — Shannon Jones, Ashland, Virginia
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  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of potato soup, undiluted
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 2 pounds potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, cook the turkey, onion, fennel seed, salt, pepper, cayenne and nutmeg over medium heat until turkey is no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. In a small bowl, combine soup and milk.
  2. In a 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray, layer half of the potatoes, soup mixture, sausage mixture and cheeses. Top with remaining potatoes, soup mixture and sausage mixture.
  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 60-70 minutes or until bubbly and potatoes are tender. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses. Bake, uncovered, 5-10 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 281 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 71mg cholesterol, 483mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 19g protein.

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