Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins
An easy, tangy, spicy, very filling casserole that fills your house with the great scent of good ethnic home cooking.
- 3 large raw potatoes, halved and sliced into 1/4 inch slices
- 2 medium onions, sliced thin
- 16 ounces sauerkraut
- 24 ounces Polish sausage or 32 ounces kielbasa or 32 ounces ring bologna or 32 ounces smoked sausage, cut into 1 inch, slanted chunks
- 3 tablespoons butter
- salt and pepper
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- In a large casserole dish with a lid, layer the ingredients in this order - 3 dabs of butter, potatoes, onions, sauerkraut, salt and pepper, sausage.
- You can half everything and make two "stacks" of layers as well, if you prefer. Make sure you end with sausage on top.
- Push ingredients down, if necessary, to compress and fit into your dish.
- Bake until the potatoes are tender - I usually go for an hour and fifteen minutes for perfect potato tenderness for my family.
- Remove from the oven and serve.
- This dish is wonderful with home-made bread.
I haven't had ring bologna in ages, so this recipe got me craving it. I made half the recipe with the bologna and followed the directions. It was excellent, and thanks for the homemade bread suggestion. Truly a comfort meal and the leftovers were even better. This is a keeper Kitcharen! Made and enjoyed for PAC Spring '09.
I precooked my sliced unpeeled potatoes with skins in microwave on my potatoe setting even though I had then sliced in a dish with 1/4 cup of water. Undercooked potatoes in my home don't go over well. I doubled the butter for the bottom because I know it is not healthier but because it adds great moister to potatoes and I didn't want this dish to be dry. I sliced my onions with my P C slicer getting the onions bare thin which I believe had a impact on the success of the dish. I use venison/beef bologna. I also added a "beefed up" fresh ground pepper to dish. I was very impressed at quickness, ease with kids helping and then the taste. I put on a dollap of sour cream on my serving. Great - 5 stars
This was an easy, tasty meal. I used kielbasa. I wasnt sure if I was supposed to drain the sauerkraut, so I only drained about half the liquid. It turned out great. I had to cook mine about 1-1/2 hours for the potatoes to be done. Thanks, Kitcharen for a good meal. Sue