Au Gratin Potatoes with Sausage Recipe
2-3 pkg kielbasa sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces
6 celery ribs, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
3 Tbs olive oil
3 Tbs butter
3 Tbs flour
1-1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
2 C milk
1 C cheddar, shredded
8 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
In a large skillet, sauté the sausage, celery and onion in olive oil until vegetables are tender. Once done, remove the mixture from the skillet, and set aside.
In the same skillet, melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk, whisking continuously to keep smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low; stir in cheese until melted. Add potatoes, and the sausage mixture.
Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring once.
Yield: 6-8 servings