Smoked Sausage and Potato Bake

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This potato recipe with sausage meat is one of the easiest recipes you will make. Just a little prep is required, and it gets put in the oven, it's that easy. And the nice thing about this recipe with sausage meat is that you can use whatever vegetables you have in the fridge from carrots, zucchini, broccoli, green peppers with some cheese over the top and you are ready to go. This is a great recipe to make during the week when you don't have a lot of time to be preparing dinner; the kids can even get all the prep done. Once every is ready to go, simply bake for 40 to 50 minutes. Smoked sausage works well for this recipe whether you use Hillshire Farms smoked sausage recipe or ham is up to you, depending on what you like. Sausage meat is usually made from different ground meats to include beef, veal, or pork, along with salt, some breadcrumbs, and spices, with a skin around it. Sausage recipes may be preserved by curing, drying which is also associated with fermentation or culturing, which can contribute to the recipe preservation, smoking or freezing of the sausage recipe.

This potato recipe with sausage meat calls for Yukon Gold potatoes as they are considered an all purpose potato and work for a variety of recipes. Potatoes fall into two categories that can impact the outcome of your recipe. These include starchy potatoes and waxy potatoes. There is another category that falls somewhere in between the two. Starchy potatoes include the classic Idaho or Russet potato. Starchy potatoes are high in starch and low in moisture content. Starchy potatoes are fluffy, which makes them great for potato recipes that are boiled, baked, or fried. Starchy potatoes do not hold their shape well, so they should be avoided in recipes such as casseroles, gratins, and potato salads. Examples of waxy potatoes include the red bliss and new potatoes. These potatoes have a low starch content and are most often characterized by their creamy, firm and moist flesh that holds its shape together after cooking. Waxy potatoes are typically great for roasting, boiling, casseroles and potato salads. All-potatoes have a medium starch content that falls somewhere in between the two varieties of starchy and waxy potatoes. All-purpose potatoes can be used for just about any recipe. A classic example of an all-purpose potato is the Yukon Gold recipe. Once you know which type of potato you will need for a particular recipe, you can be creative varieties at the super market. An example would be if you are thinking of making a potato gratin recipe, you know you will need a firm, waxy potato so you might choose a bright blue Purple Peruvian potato, a yellow Inca Gold potato, or any other waxy potato variety.

In this sausage meat and potato recipe, there are potato nutrients to include protein, vitamin C, iron, calcium and dietary fiber. One of the main factors of the Great Famine that happened in Ireland between 1845 and 1852 was because of a potato disease known as potato blight. The shortage of potatoes in the country led to the death of about one million people who were very dependent on the potato as a food source. There are thousands of varieties of potatoes. However, not all varieties are sold commercially.

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