Cheesy Ranch Potatoes and Smoked Sausage

– 1 lb Monon Meats Smoked sausage, thinly sliced
– 2 lbs potatoes, diced
– 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
– 1 packet ranch dressing mix
– 1/2 cup milk
– 1/4 cup melted butter
– 1 onion, finely diced
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– Salt and pepper to taste
– 1/2 cup chopped green onions for garnish 🌱
1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C)
2. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the sliced sausage until cooked through. Set aside.
3. In the same skillet, sauté the diced onions and minced garlic until translucent.
4. In a large mixing bowl, combine the diced potatoes, cooked sausage, sautéed onions and garlic, shredded cheese, ranch dressing mix, milk, and melted butter. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
5. Transfer the mixture to a greased baking dish, spreading it out evenly.
6. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for 60 minutes. Then, remove the foil and continue baking for an additional 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender and the top is beautifully golden brown.
7. Garnish with chopped green onions just before serving. Enjoy the hearty goodness!

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