RICHMOND, Va - Recipe Developer and Cookbook Author Chef K was back in the Virginia This Morning kitchen serving up a seasonal Harvest Casserole. This tasty dish features apples, sweet potatoes, and sausage. This dish also pairs nicely with a Spiced Apple Cider. For more information visit online at www.facebook.com/ChefKCooking.
Chef K’s Harvest Casserole
(from the Thanksgiving Menu in Chef K’s first cookbook “Phat Taste! Little Fat!”)
Preheat Oven to 400oF
2 Sweet Potatoes, Peeled and Thinly Sliced
2 Fuji Apples, Peeled, Cored and Thinly Sliced
1 Vidalia Onion, Thinly Sliced
1 pound Mild Sausage, Browned (Turkey Sausage can be used in place of Pork, if desired)
¾ cup Apple Cider
1 Tablespoon Flour
2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
½ Teaspoon Cinnamon
¼ Teaspoon Vanilla
Spray One-Quart Casserole dish with Spray Butter or Spray Oil. Layer Sweet Potatoes, Apples, Onions in Casserole Dish. Top with Browned Sausage. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together Cider, Flour, Brown Sugar, Cinnamon and Vanilla until well mixed. Pour evenly over Potato Apple Onion Mixture. Bake in preheated oven for approximately 30-45 minutes or until fork tender. Serve immediately.