Cheesy Kielbasa Hash Brown Casserole

Certainly! Here’s the full recipe for the Super Easy Dump Meal:

Cheesy Kielbasa and Hash Brown Casserole


  • 1 32 oz bag of frozen hash browns
  • 1 pound kielbasa, diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 10 oz can of cream of mushroom or chicken soup
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder (optional)
  • 1/2 cup additional cheddar cheese for topping
  • Texas garlic toast (optional, for serving)


  1. Grease the slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. In the slow cooker, combine the frozen hash browns, diced kielbasa, diced onion, and 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the cream of mushroom or chicken soup, sour cream, and milk. Add salt, pepper, minced garlic, and onion powder to taste if desired.
  4. Pour the soup mixture over the hash brown and kielbasa mixture in the slow cooker.
  5. Sprinkle an additional 1/2 cup of cheddar cheese on top.
  6. Cook on low for 6 hours or on high for about 3-4 hours until the casserole is hot and bubbly, and the cheese is melted.
  7. Serve the casserole with a side salad, roasted veggies, or Texas garlic toast for a complete meal.
  8. Enjoy your delicious and hearty dump meal!

This easy and budget-friendly recipe is perfect for feeding a crowd or for a simple family dinner. Feel free to customize it with your favorite seasonings and toppings.

Certainly! Here are some questions and answers related to the Cheesy Kielbasa and Hash Brown Casserole:

  1. Q: Can I use other types of sausages in this recipe?
    • A: Absolutely! Feel free to substitute kielbasa with your favorite type of sausage, like smoked sausage or Italian sausage.
  2. Q: Is it necessary to thaw the hash browns before using them?
    • A: No, you can use frozen hash browns directly in this recipe. They will cook and soften during the slow cooking process.
  3. Q: Can I add vegetables to this casserole?
    • A: Yes, you can customize the recipe by adding vegetables like bell peppers, mushrooms, or spinach for added flavor and nutrition.
  4. Q: What can I use if I don’t have a slow cooker?
    • A: If you don’t have a slow cooker, you can bake the casserole in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for approximately 45-60 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
  5. Q: Is there a substitute for cream of mushroom or chicken soup?
    • A: You can use homemade cream soup or substitute with condensed cheese soup for a different flavor.
  6. Q: Can I make this ahead of time and refrigerate it?
    • A: Yes, you can assemble the casserole ahead of time and refrigerate it. Cook as directed when ready to serve.
  7. Q: What sides pair well with this casserole?
    • A: This casserole goes well with a side salad, roasted vegetables, or Texas garlic toast for a complete meal.
  8. Q: Can I add more spices for extra flavor?
    • A: Absolutely! Feel free to adjust the seasonings to your liking. Garlic powder, onion powder, or even a pinch of cayenne can add extra flavor.

Enjoy your delicious Cheesy Kielbasa and Hash Brown Casserole!

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