I also added a bit of garlic and some cheese throughout and on top....
5-7 medium size potatoes ~ chopped and cooked (I used red and regular potatoes)
8-10 links of sausage or slices of bacon ~ cooked
4 green onions diced ~ green and white parts
3/4 cup real mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1 package hidden valley ranch dry mix
2 tablespoons fat/grease from sausage or bacon (I didn't add any)
dice and boil potatoes until tender
dice and chop green onions
combine green onions, ranch, mayonnaise, sour cream and fat
After mixing sauce add potatoes and sausage. Pour into a 9 by 13 pan and cook uncovered at 375 degrees for 35 - 45 minutes - until dish is cooked through. Serve Immediately. .