Sausage Green Bean Potato Casserole

Experience the comforting embrace of our Sausage Green Bean Potato Casserole, a delightful harmony of smoky kielbasa sausage, tender baby creamer potatoes, and crisp green beans. It’s a recipe that’s perfect for family dinners, infused with a symphony of flavors that are seasoned just right for a satisfying meal.

Each time I prepare this casserole, I’m transported back to my grandmother’s warm and inviting kitchen. She was a master of creating comfort food, and this casserole was her signature dish. On cool evenings, our family would gather around her table, eagerly anticipating the rich, hearty flavors of this beloved casserole. The sizzling kielbasa, the fresh green beans, and the nurturing goodness of potatoes made each meal a celebration of family and warmth. Cooking this dish now feels like a tribute to her, her laughter echoing in my kitchen with every stir of the spoon.

Why This Casserole Is a Must-Try:

This Sausage Green Bean Potato Casserole is special for many reasons:

  1. Flavorful Blend: The combination of kielbasa’s smokiness, green beans’ freshness, and the creamy texture of baby creamer potatoes creates a taste experience that is both unique and comforting.
  2. Ease of Preparation: Its simplicity makes it a go-to choice for busy weeknights or relaxed weekend feasts.
  3. Versatility: Whether served as a hearty main or a substantial side, this casserole is always a hit.

Ingredient Tips:

When making this casserole, keep these tips in mind:

  • Sausage Choice: Choose a high-quality kielbasa or smoked sausage for the best flavor.
  • Potatoes: Baby creamer potatoes are ideal for their size and creamy texture, and they require no peeling.
  • Green Beans: Use canned for convenience or fresh for added crispness.
  • Seasonings: A dash of ‘Slap Ya Mama®’ or any Cajun seasoning brings a delightful zest to the dish.
  • Aromatics: Garlic and onions are essential for a flavorful base.

Recipe Steps:

Begin by preheating your oven and preparing your baking dish. Halve the baby creamer potatoes, season them well, and give them a shake with the sausage in a bag. Brown the sausage in a pan, then mix it with the seasoned potatoes.

In the same pan, sauté onions and garlic until fragrant, then add them to the mix. Toss in the green beans for a final shake, then layer everything in your baking dish. Bake covered until the potatoes are tender, about 40 minutes, filling your home with a mouth-watering aroma.

Storing Your Casserole:

Leftovers stay fresh in the fridge for 3-4 days and are easily reheatable. For longer storage, freeze the casserole in an airtight container for up to 3 months, thawing in the fridge before reheating.

Variations and Substitutions:

  • Different Sausages: Try chicken or turkey sausage for a lighter touch.
  • Potato Options: Any small potato variety can substitute for baby creamers.
  • Green Bean Choices: Swap in fresh or frozen green beans if desired.
  • Adjust the Spice: Tailor the seasoning to your liking, whether you prefer more or less heat.

Preparing this casserole is akin to enveloping your loved ones in a warm, delicious embrace. So, tie on your apron and get ready to create heartwarming culinary moments!

Sausage Green Bean Potato Casserole

Sausage Green Bean Potato Casserole is a hearty, comforting dish that’s perfect for family dinners or potlucks. Here’s a simple recipe to make this delicious casserole:


  • 1 lb smoked sausage, sliced into rounds
  • 1.5 lbs potatoes, diced into small cubes
  • 2 cans (each 14.5 oz) of green beans, drained (or equivalent fresh or frozen)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 cup of chicken broth
  • 1 cup of heavy cream
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Optional: ½ teaspoon of paprika or smoked paprika for added flavor


  1. Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Prepare the Potatoes: In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the diced potatoes and cook until they start to soften, about 10-12 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and optional paprika. Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  3. Cook the Sausage and Vegetables: In the same skillet, add the sausage and cook until lightly browned. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic and cook until the onion is translucent. Add this to the bowl with the potatoes.
  4. Combine Ingredients: Add the drained green beans to the bowl. Mix all the ingredients together gently.
  5. Prepare the Sauce: In a separate bowl, whisk together the chicken broth and heavy cream. Pour this mixture over the sausage, potatoes, and green beans in the bowl. Mix gently to combine.
  6. Assemble the Casserole: Transfer the mixture into a greased 9×13 inch baking dish. Sprinkle the top with shredded cheddar cheese and grated Parmesan.
  7. Bake: Bake in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and bubbly.
  8. Serve: Let the casserole cool for a few minutes before serving.

This Sausage Green Bean Potato Casserole is a complete meal in itself, but you can also serve it with a side salad or crusty bread for a more filling dinner. Enjoy!

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