This cheesy bacon potato casserole is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Flavorful, with a melted cheese topping, it works for everyday meals and special occasions. Just perfection!

– ¼ pound bacon , minced – 4 pork sausage , or turkey sausage, diced – 2 carrot (large) – 1 pound potato  Yukon gold, diced (about 3 cups) – 1 white onion (large), diced – 1 red bell pepper , diced – 1½ teaspoon salt (or to taste) – 1½ cup Cheddar and Mozzarella Mix , grated – ¼ cup chives , sliced


Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the bacon. Cook, stirring until the edges of the bacon have browned and it has released some of its fat. Add the sausage and cook, stirring until it has lightly browned. You can drain the excess fat if you wish, different kinds of bacon have different amounts of fat, but you'll need some to cook the carrots and potatoes.

Step 1:

Stir in the carrot and potato and cook stirring until they have heated through. Cover and cook. Stir and cook covered for another 5 minutes. Add onion and pepper to the potato and carrot mixture, and cook stirring until they have heated through. Cover and cook. Season with salt to taste and remove the pan from the heat.

Step 2:

Layer the vegetable and potato mixture on the bottom of the baking dish. Cover it with cheese. Broil until the cheese has melted and is bubbly with some golden brown spots. Remove from the oven.

Step 3:

Sprinkle with the chives and serve hot.

Step 4:

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