Cheesy Linguica and Potato Bake


1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 cups chopped onions
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 (about 14 -16 oz) packages ground Portuguese linguica
4 (15 oz.) cans sliced potatoes, drained well
3/4 tsp. Lawry's Seasoned Salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
10 oz. (about 5 cups) shredded sharp cheddar cheese 


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Add olive oil to a preheated large skillet on medium heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook for 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Add ground linguica, breaking up chunks with a wooden spatula. Cook, stirring frequently for 3 minutes. Add sliced potatoes, seasoned salt, and black pepper. Cook, stirring frequently for 3 minutes. 

Spray a 9" x 13" baking dish with cooking spray. Spread 1/3 of the potato mixture on the bottom. Add 1/3 of the cheese. Repeat layering 1/3 of potatoes, 1/3 of cheese two more times, ending with the cheese.

Bake for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Makes 8 servings.