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.
Table of Contents
1. Sausage and Veggie Hash
We are starting the list with something you would like to start your day with. 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.
2. Sausage 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.
3. Sausage Cheddar Breakfast Strata
Strata is a bread casserole, mostly made with cheese and some kind of meat. In this case, some yum sausages and peppers. This one is again a crowd pleaser and you can serve it for breakfast or brunch. Everybody will love this new breakfast idea.
4. Sausage and Apple French Toast Bake
This could be your perfect holiday dish at breakfast time. The baked apples and breading might remind you of your favorite apple pie, but then there is sausage that will lend a savory flavor to the dish. You don’t have to wait till the holidays to try this yum thing in your oven. It looks too good to be true.
5. 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!
6. Homemade Breakfast Sausage
You would be surprised how easy it is to make your very own sausage patties at home. You can make a big batch as they freeze great. That’s right, this is a great meal prep idea for breaky time.
7. Sausage Gravy
Who wouldn’t like some creamy, delicious gravy doused with plenty of sausages over some fresh hot biscuits? This gravy happens only in 20 minutes. One of our favorite sausage recipes, this is a classic comfort breakfast.
8. 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.
9. Easy 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!
Soups, Salads and Sides
10. 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.
11. Italian Sausage Soup with White Beans
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.
12. Sausage Potato Soup
This creamy, cheesy sausage potato soup might remind you a little of cheeseburger soup. It’s loaded with Italian sausage, golden baby potatoes and veggies in a cheesy cream base. All you might need is a side of salad and you’re looking at a complete meal.
13. Creamy Pasta Salad with Summer Sausage
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.
14. 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.
15. Tuscan Bean Soup
This hearty and delicious soup is loaded with smoked sausage, bacon and lots of beans. Extremely tasty and easy weeknight meal.
16. Apple Walnut Sausage 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!
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.
18. 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.
19. Easy One-Skillet Sausage and Peppers with Rice
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.
20. Authentic Seafood, Chicken and Sausage 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.
21. Spicy Sausage Rigatoni
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.
22. 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.
23. Creamy Tuscan Sausage 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.
24. Sausage 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.
25. Sausage Mushroom Naan Pizza with Goat Cheese
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.
26. Greek Sausage & Peppers (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.
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.
28. 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!
29. English Bangers & 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!
30. Stovetop Sausage Mac and Cheese
How about converting your side dish into a main? Your favorite mac & cheese gets an upgrade by the addition of ground sausage. Another brilliant one.
31. 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.
32. Autumn Sausage Veggie and Apple 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.
33. One Pot Chicken Sausage Rice Enchilada
This one pot chicken sausage enchilada is nothing like your regular enchilada. This is one skillet of rice concoction made with chicken and chorizo along with veggies cooked with enchilada sauce and topped up with melty cheese.
34. Slow Cooker 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.
35. Tex-Mex Sausage and Rice
This one is a Tex-Mex delite. This sausage and rice skillet is quick and easy. It’s packed with delicious flavors coming from a creamy roasted red pepper jalapeño Sauce. Top it with as much cheese as you want.
36. 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!
37. Grilled Sausage and Peppers with Garlic 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.
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…
- 1lb sausage links (Italian or bratwurst)
- Preheat grill to 400°F.
- Place sausages on grill. Cook with lid closed, turning about every 3-4 minutes until internal temperature of sausages reaches 165°F.
Nutrition InformationYield 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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