Mashed white potatoes are used in place of bread cubes in this sausage dressing with red bell pepper, raisins and tomato sauce. Bake in a casserole.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 10 pounds white potatoes, peeled and quartered
- 1 pound spicy Italian sausage, casing removed
- 1 red bell pepper, chopped
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
- 1/2 pound raisins
- 1 pinch dried sage
- 1 pinch garlic powder
- salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease two 9x12 inch baking dishes.
Place sausage in a large, deep skillet. Crumble and cook over medium high heat. Add bell pepper and onion to sausage and cook until sausage is evenly brown.
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes; cook until tender but still firm. Drain, and transfer to a large bowl.
Mash potatoes until smooth and add to sausage mixture. Stir in tomato sauce, raisins, sage, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
Pour into baking dishes and bake for 25 to 35 minutes.