Hearty Sausage and Potato Casserole with Spring Veggies

Bring the warmth of family gatherings into your kitchen with this beloved sausage and potato casserole recipe, infused with spring vegetables. This dish is not only a testament to the comforting power of home-cooked meals but also a favorite of my father-in-law whenever he visits. It's perfect for any family dinner or festive occasion.

Why This Casserole Wins Every Time

  • Comforting and Hearty: Perfect for cozy evenings, this casserole combines the savory flavors of sausage with the heartiness of potatoes and freshness of spring vegetables.
  • Versatile: Easily adaptable, this recipe can be tailored to include your favorite veggies or adjusted for dietary preferences.
  • Family Favorite: Loved by adults and children alike, it's a guaranteed hit at any family gathering.

Ingredients You'll Need

  • Sausage: 1 pound, sliced (your choice of meat or plant-based)
  • Potatoes: 4 medium-sized, scrubbed and diced
  • Asparagus: 1 cup, chopped
  • Onion: 1 small, diced
  • Garlic: 2 cloves, minced
  • Cheddar Cheese: 1 cup, shredded
  • Broth: 1 cup (chicken or vegetable)
  • Olive Oil: 2 tablespoons
  • Dried Thyme: 1 teaspoon
  • Salt and Pepper: To taste
  • Fresh Parsley: For garnish

Warm and inviting sausage and potato casserole served in a large baking dish, garnished with melted cheddar cheese and fresh parsley, ready to enjoy at a family gathering

Step-by-Step Instructions


  1. Preheat the Oven: Set to 375°F (190°C) and grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Brown the Sausage: In a skillet, cook the sausage until golden. Remove and set aside.

Cook Vegetables

  1. Sauté Potatoes: In the same skillet, add potatoes and cook until they begin to soften.
  2. Add Onions and Garlic: Introduce onions and garlic, cooking until onions are translucent.

Assemble the Casserole

  1. Combine Ingredients in Dish: Place the sausage, potatoes, onions, and asparagus in the prepared dish.
  2. Add Liquids and Seasonings: Pour over the broth, sprinkle with thyme, salt, and pepper.


  1. Bake Covered: Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes.
  2. Add Cheese and Finish Baking: Remove foil, top with cheese, and bake uncovered for an additional 15 minutes until the cheese is bubbly and golden.


  1. Garnish and Enjoy: Sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve warm.

Customization Tips

  • Vegetarian Options: Substitute meat sausage with a plant-based variety.
  • Alternate Vegetables: Swap asparagus for carrots or spinach as preferred.
  • Creamier Texture: Stir in some sour cream or heavy cream to the potato mixture before baking.


This sausage and potato casserole with spring veggies is more than just a meal—it's a celebration of family, tradition, and the simple joys of eating together. It’s easy to make, delightful to eat, and sure to be requested time and again.

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