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    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes

    Sausages, the saviors! The saviors for the “what’s for dinner tonight” days. Tired of the same old chicken night? Try sausages for a change. They are far more versatile than just grilling. The seasons wouldn’t limit them. They would find their way into some salad bowl in summer time and can be doused in some thick sauces or soups in winter. This collections of great sausage recipes will show you how…

    They could be your start of the day with some cracking breakfast casserole or hash, or in fun time pizzas or rolls, or they could be the star of dinner table with gumbos and jambalayas.

    They come in various avatars in every culture from chorizo to Andalusian to Italian to kielbasa to bratwurst. They can be hot or sweet, spicy or mild. All of them can make some delicious, flavor packed meals.

    We have complied a list of some amazing sausage recipes that would go great in your repertoire. They will take care of you right from breakfast to a memorable dinner.

    35+ BEST Sausage Recipes

    1. Jambalaya Pasta (Pastalaya)

    Jambalaya Pasta, aka Pastalaya, is a super tasty dish featuring shrimp, chicken and sausage smothered in a creamy, cheesy sauce full of Louisiana flavors.

    It’s like everyone’s favorite jambalaya, but with pasta instead of rice. How cool!

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    2. Zuppa Toscana

    Zuppa Toscana

    A giant pot of this creamy concoction made up of crumbled sausage, tender, melt in your mouth potatoes, crispy heavenly bacon, and the goodness of kale. This can’t get any better. Yes, so much better than Olive Garden’s version.

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    3. Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits

    Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits is an amazing comfort food. Plump shrimp and smoky sausage are smothered in a savory gravy and served over creamy, cheesy grits.

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    4. Spanish Clams with Chorizo

    These Spanish Clams are simmered with cannellini beans, chorizo sausage and great flavor enhancers. It’s an amazing tapas dish that will easily impress guests, but is easy enough for any weeknight.

    This is one of those dishes where just a few ingredients combine to form something unbelievably delicious.

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    5. Creamy Sausage Pasta

    This simple affair happens in less than 20 minutes. Low efforts and low pressure, yet not compromising in flavors one tiny bit. The secret lies in the goodness of those Italian sausages.

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    6. Red Beans and Rice

    This Red Beans and Rice recipe is pure New Orleans comfort food. It’s an easy and budget friendly weeknight dinner full of flavor.

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    7. Dublin Coddle

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Dublin coddle.

    Dublin Coddle is an Irish fare. It’s an authentic Irish casserole dish made with potatoes and sausages along with bacon cooked low and slow in the oven. What’s the result? Some rich and very satisfying flavors. You can try this coddle as a teaser to perfect it for next St. Patrick’s day.

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    8. Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

    Acorn squash goodness mixed in with sausages. Perfectly roasted squash is filled with Italian sausage, colorful vegetables and topped with parmesan. Good looking, tasty and nutritious.

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    9. Creamy Tortellini Soup

    Creamy Tortellini Soup

    Creamy Zuppa Toscana flavors just get amplified by sun dried tomato pesto along with cheesy, pillowy tortellini. This soup has robust Italian flavors coming from sausage and seasonings. So, so good. You just have to try it out to hunt down these great flavors…

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    10. Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

    This easy Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe recipe is a light and satisfying dish, all the way from the southern tip of Italy.

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    11. Sausage Potato Casserole

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Sausage potato casserole.

    This hearty casserole combines two comfort food staples, sausage and potatoes. Add in a generous helping of veggies and you have one great complete meal!

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    12. Breakfast Tacos

    Breakfast Tacos

    Start your day with some flavor! These Breakfast Tacos are your new morning hero, combining easy, tasty, filling and fun!

    With just a few ingredients, most of which can be easily substituted, you can have better-than-restaurant breakfast tacos on your table.

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    13. Spicy Sausage Pasta

    Spicy Italian sausage cooked in a perfect wine infused tomato sauce over a bowlful of rigatoni. Yum. This would will come in your regular rotation in no time.

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    14. Spanish Chicken

    This beautifully flavored Spanish Chicken is slow braised in a tomato sauce along with chorizo sausage, chick peas and other tasty ingredients. It’s a delicious combination!

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    15. Italian Sausage Bake

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Italian sausage bake.

    This Italian Sausage Bake is a simple and easy dish and requires only a few basic ingredients. A side of pasta or crusty bread and your meal is complete!

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    16. Biscuits and Gravy

    Biscuits and Gravy

    Who wouldn’t like some creamy, delicious gravy doused with plenty of sausages over some fresh hot biscuits? One of our favorite sausage recipes, this is a classic comfort breakfast.

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    17. Sausage Cheese Biscuits

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Sausage cheese biscuits.

    How about making your own biscuit first thing in the morning? These are loaded with fresh crumbled sausage chunks, sharp cheddar cheese and green onions. Absolutely perfect!

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    18. Jambalaya

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Jambalaya.

    Jambalaya is classic southern food. The three stars of this recipe are chicken, shrimp and your good old sausage. All these are mixed with rice and tons of colorful veggies, and don’t forget the Cajun spices.

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    19. Sausage Rolls

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Sausage rolls.

    Sausage rolls are Australia’s answer to America’s Pigs in a Blanket. A juicy homemade sausage mixture wrapped in puff pastry. Make them for your next get together or some Sunday fun with your kids. They’re going to love this one.

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    20. Easy Sausage Pesto Ring

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Sausage pesto ring.

    Here is a perfect appetizer or snack to impress your guests. This sausage pesto ring looks so delicious. Country biscuit dough filled with Italian sausage, pesto and loaded with cheese and butter arranged in a ring and baked. Brilliant!

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    21. Italian Sausage Soup with White Beans

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Italian soup.

    This Italian sausage soup happens with very simple, yet very flavor dense ingredients. Spicy Italian sausage along with fire roasted tomatoes, white beans and some fresh herbs and spices. That’s pretty much all you need to create this bowl of warmth.

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    22. Creamy Pasta Salad with Summer Sausage

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Pasta salad.

    This salad is perfect for warm summer days. This could be your light lunch or side at dinner time. It’s loaded with all kinds of veggies, sausage and drizzled with creamy dressing.

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    23. Lasagna Soup

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Lasagna soup.

    Feel like lasagna without going to the efforts of assembling it? Make it in a pot. 🙂 It has everything, cheesy noodles smothered in parmesan, mozz and ricotta. You might never go back to making traditional lasagna again. This one is going to be the whole family’s new favorite.

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    24. Apple Walnut Sausage Stuffing

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Apple walnut stuffing.

    Stuffing is a holiday special we always look forward to in our lives. This apple walnut sausage stuffing is easy and quick with plenty of crumbled sausages along with herbs and apple. Sounds fabulous!

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    25. Easy One-Skillet Sausage and Peppers with Rice

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Easy skillet.

    This one skillet rice dish with sausage and peppers will be ready to go on your table in 30 minutes. Sounds good to my ears and eyes.

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    26. Sausage and Veggie Hash

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes -  sausage and veggie hash.

    Here is a great way to start your day. A skillet full of sausage (you can throw in any of your favorite sausage or whatever’s available in your fridge) along with veggies, potatoes and Italian flavorings. Break some eggs on top and there you go. You are ready for anything after that hearty start.

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    27. Authentic Seafood, Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Gumbo.

    Gumbo, a traditional Cajun specialty from Louisiana. A classic blend of meat and seafood and the holy trinity of vegetable along with Cajun spices and herbs. This would take a few hours, simmering in its goodness, but the wait would be well worth it when you get to sip your first spoonful.

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    28. Creamy Tuscan Sausage Pasta

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Creamy Tuscan Pasta.

    Like any other Tuscan thing, this Tuscan Italian sausage pasta is divine. Sausages cooked along with sundried tomatoes and spinach in a decadently creamy delicious Tuscan sauce. Absolutely addictive flavors.

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    29. Sausage Stuffed Eggplant

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Stuffed eggplant.

    If you love eggplant, this is the ultimate dish for you to bake. These eggplant boats are stuffed with spicy sausage and topped with cheese and baked to melty perfection.

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    30. Sausage Breakfast Casserole

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Breakfast casserole.

    This hearty breakfast casserole will feed a large crowd. It’s made with eggs, hot Italian sausage, cubed hash browns, onions, peppers, mozzarella and sharp cheddar cheese. It’s as easy as mixing all the ingredients after cooking the sausage with veggies and popping it in the oven. Easy without much efforts.

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    31. Sausage Mushroom Naan Pizza with Goat Cheese

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Naan pizza.

    Try making a pizza with Naan flat bread. You’ll save so much of your time and it comes out of the oven fantastic. This naan bread is piled high with chicken sausage, mushrooms and tangy goat cheese. Delicious.

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    32. Greek Sausage & Peppers (Spetzofai)

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Spetzofai.

    This classic Greek dish has all the Mediterranean flavors. Spicy sausage cooked in delicious tomato sauce with colorful bell peppers turns into beautiful flavors. All this in under an hour. Serve it with some crusty bread with a good sprinkling of feta cheese.

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    33. Paella

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Paella.

    Paella is a classic Spanish favorite. This one will really impress your family and guests. Sausage along with seafood and vegetables are all simmered in with saffron infused rice. This one sounds and looks delicious.

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    34. English Bangers & Mash

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Bangers and mash.

    The ultimate British comfort food, bangers and mash along with delicious onion gravy. This is one of those famous sausage recipes, but is so easy. Try cooking your sausages British style!

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    35. Autumn Sausage Veggie and Apple Sheet Pan Dinner

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Sheet pan dinner.

    Look at this colorful sheet pan full of different veggies and sausages seasoned with garlic, herbs and plenty of olive oil. Something like this is easy to pull together when life gets busy.

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    36. Slow Cooker Shrimp Boil

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Shrimp boil.

    Try making your next shrimp boil in the crock pot. Red potatoes, andouille sausage, shrimp, corn, and Old Bay. A classic shrimp boil that is so much easier on you.

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    37. Grilled Sausage and Peppers with Garlic Aioli

    The 35+ BEST Sausage Recipes - Grilled sausage with peppers and aioli.

    This could be your go-to lunch this summer. Italian chicken sausages, onions and peppers, all grilled and then chowed down in a toasted brioche sprinkled with a little garlic aioli. You don’t need much after this.

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    Well there you go, so many different options and possibilities with super simple sausages. They are so versatile and jam packed full of flavors. Pin or bookmark this page so you know exactly where to go for some delicious sausage recipes. Go beyond grilling this summer and experiment with the flavors. We have plenty of awesome recipes coming your way. Stay tuned…

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    35+ BEST Sausage Recipes

    Yield: 4 servings
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 15 minutes
    Total Time: 20 minutes

    This collection of over 35 great sausage recipes will have you eating good from breakfast till dinner, and everywhere in between. Try this simple grilled sausage recipe for a quick start!


    • 1lb sausage links (Italian or bratwurst)


    1. Preheat grill to 400°F.
    2. Place sausages on grill. Cook with lid closed, turning about every 3-4 minutes until internal temperature of sausages reaches 165°F.
    Nutrition Information
    Yield 4 Serving Size 1
    Amount Per Serving Calories 369Total Fat 31gSaturated Fat 10gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 19gCholesterol 98mgSodium 923mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 0gSugar 1gProtein 21g

    Nutrition information calculated by Nutritionix.

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