Baked Sausages, Fennel, and Potatoes with Fontina Recipe

Baked Sausages, Fennel, and Potatoes with Fontina Recipe

How To Make Baked Sausages, Fennel, and Potatoes with Fontina

Cooked in a flavorful tomato sauce, these baked sausages come with tender potatoes and earthy, melty cheese topping for an easy, savory dish.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 2tbspcooking oil
  • 1lbmild Italian sausages
  • 1onion
  • 1fennel bulb
  • 2clovesgarlic
  • ¾tspfennel seeds
  • 1lbbaking potatoes,(about 2)
  • ½tspsalt
  • 1cupdry white wine
  • cupscanned tomatoes,(28 oz can)
  • 6ozFontina


  1. Heat the oven to 450 degrees F.

  2. In a large deep frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over moderate heat.

  3. Add the sausages and cook for about 10 minutes until browned and cooked through. Remove.

  4. When the sausages are cool enough to handle, cut them into ¼-inch slices.

  5. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil to the pan and heat over moderately low heat.

  6. Add the onion, fennel bulb, garlic, and fennel seeds and cook, covered, for 5 minutes.

  7. Stir in the potatoes and salt and cook, covered for about 5 minutes until the vegetables start to soften.

  8. Stir in the wine and simmer until evaporated. Stir in the tomatoes.

  9. Raise the heat to moderately high and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes longer until no liquid remains in the pan.

  10. Stir in the sausages and transfer the mixture to a 9×3-inch baking dish. Bake the sausage mixture for 10 minutes.

  11. Remove from the oven and top with the fontina. Bake for about 10 minutes longer until the vegetables are tender and the cheese is melted.


  • Calories: 825.22kcal
  • Fat: 56.60g
  • Saturated Fat: 21.63g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 24.55g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.62g
  • Carbohydrates: 38.58g
  • Fiber: 7.99g
  • Sugar: 10.92g
  • Protein: 32.40g
  • Cholesterol: 135.51mg
  • Sodium: 1480.74mg
  • Calcium: 386.70mg
  • Potassium: 1530.02mg
  • Iron: 4.35mg
  • Vitamin A: 181.09µg
  • Vitamin C: 45.07mg
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