Italian Sausage Stuffed Red Potatoes
This recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser! It's packed-full of the delicious flavor from Johnsonville® All Natural Fresh Italian Mild Ground Sausage.
- 1 package
medium red potatoes, about 2-inches in diameter
small red pepper, chopped
small onion, chopped
shredded Italian blend cheese, divided
¼ plus ¾
garlic powder, divided
(8 ounces) sour cream
bunch green onions, sliced
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Cut potatoes in half and arrange cut side down on a greased baking sheet.
Bake for 30 minutes or until tender; let cool slightly. Carefully scoop out pulp, leaving 1/4 inch of pulp in the potato shells. Potato pulp may be saved for another use.
Sprinkle shells with ¼ teaspoon garlic powder; place on a baking sheet cut side up. Sprinkle with ½ cup cheese.
In a skillet, cook and stir the sausage, red pepper and onion over medium heat until sausage is browned adn the internal temperature is 160°F; about 10 minutes. Stir in ¾ cup cheese. Fill shells with sausage mixture.
Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake until heated through and cheese is melted; 10-15 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the sour cream, ¾ teaspoon garlic powder amd seasoned salt.
Drizzle over stuffed potatoes; sprinkle with green onion. Serve with remaining sour cream.