Not sure how to cook smoked sausage? This collection of easy Smoked Sausage Recipes has a huge variety of ways to prepare your favorite smoked sausage.
There are cozy soups, hearty pastas, tasty appetizers and a ton more ideas, the sky’s the limit!
Whether you’re hosting company or just looking for a super quick weeknight dinner, you’ll find something on this list.
Go through this whole list, and never wonder “what to cook with smoked sausage?” again! Enjoy…
Smoked Sausage Recipe
1. Shrimp and Grits with Smoked Sausage
Once you try just one bite of these Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits, you are going to plan on making this meal again and again.
Succulent shrimp and smoked sausage are smothered in a savory gravy that tastes out of this world delicious.
If you’re on the lookout for a perfect company meal to feed a crowd, this Jambalaya recipe is it!
One of America’s most iconic dishes, this rice comes fully loaded with sausage, chicken, shrimp, veggies and a whole world of big flavors.
3. Spanish Chicken And Smoked Sausage
Make yourself a cozy meal with this Spanish Chicken and Smoked Sausage recipe!
It’s a perfect balance of warm and hearty ingredients and seasonings that are braised beautifully together. Ideal meal for winter nights.
This is sure to be one of your favorite smoked sausage recipes!
4. Jambalaya Soup
Jambalaya Soup! This hearty soup is boldly flavored with great Creole seasoning and is loaded with meats and veggies.
It’s great on the stovetop, or in a slow cooker or instant pot.
5. Shrimp Boil
Seafood boils are a traditional party feast in the American south.
This classic yet simple recipe includes your favorite shrimp, corn, potatoes and andouille sausage boiled with Old Bay Seasoning and other flavor enhancers.
This national dish of the Netherlands is a comfort food you need in your life.
Potatoes are mashed with other veggies, then topped with smoked sausage. So good!
7. Shrimp Creole with Sausage
This Shrimp Creole with Andouille Sausage is a flavor bomb! Plump shrimp and hearty sausage in a great Creole seasoned tomato sauce.
If you’re a fan of New Orleans style food like us, this one is going in your rotation!
8. Spanish Clams with Smoked Sausage
These Spanish Clams are simmered with cannellini beans, smoked 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.
9. 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!
10. Cabbage and Smoked Sausage Skillet
You are going to love the simplicity of this cabbage and smoked sausage skillet. It all comes together in about 30 minutes.
Serve with rice or noodles, or on its own for a low carb dinner.
11. 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 New Orleans flavors.
This is surely one of our favorite smoked sausage recipes.
12. Ultimate Chili
This giant batch of Ultimate Chili is loaded with three types of meat, including smoked sausage, and three types of beans.
Go ahead and have seconds, there will still be plenty for leftovers!
13. Louisiana Style Red Beans and Rice with Smoked Sausages
Beans and rice are a staple cheap dinner option. This Louisiana style red beans and rice recipes takes the flavors to a whole new level!
14. Creamy Potato Kielbasa and White Cheddar Soup
Now here’s a super cozy soup. Creamy Potato Kielbasa and White Cheddar Soup is your potato soup taken to the next level with smoked sausage pieces and plenty of cheese. So good!
If you like Paella then you are in for a gorgeous treat with this awesome recipe!
This is the easiest and quickest recipe that delivers authentic Paella flavors with delicious chorizo and shrimp. Great company dish.
16. Smoked Sausage Stew
This Sausage Stew is a comfy cozy dish with sausage and veggies in a rich, savory broth. This may become your go-to winter warmer.
17. Black Bean With Smoked Sausage Soup
This Black Bean with Andouille Sausage Soup is one of those comfort foods that happen when you combine some very simple ingredients. Once you try it, you’ll keep coming back to this easy and budget friendly dinner.
18. Smoked Sausage Breakfast Skillet
Now here’s how to feed a crowd! This Breakfast Skillet is loaded with kielbasa, veggies, hash browns and eggs. It’s easy to make and will keep you full a long time.
19. Cornbread Stuffing with Andouille Sausage
Take your favorite Thanksgiving side dish up a few notches with this great recipe. The addition of spicy and smoky andouille sausage imparts so much extra flavor on the cornbread stuffing.
20. Smoked Sausage and Potato Foil Packs
Smoked Sausage and Potato Foil Packs are an easy, no mess meal that you’re going to love. Just wrap sausage, veggies and potatoes in foil, then grill. Everyone will get their own personal pack!
21. Brown Sugar Kielbasa Bites
This recipe is so easy, with just 3 ingredients. Kielbasa bites are simmered in a sticky sweet sauce that pairs perfectly with the smokiness. This is a great holiday appetizer.
22. Sausage Hash Brown Casserole
This hearty breakfast casserole is made with filling ingredients like sausage, hash brows and cheese. It’s made in the crock pot with minimum hands on time.
23. Polish Sausage Tacos
You can never go wrong with tacos! These feature kielbasa sausage, bell peppers and sauerkraut , and can be topped with your favorite toppings. Don’t wait till Tuesday to cook these!
24. Thai Red Curry Sausage Fried Rice
This Thai Red Curry Sausage Fried Rice is a great recipe that has a balance of many flavors that end up going really well together.
It’s so simple and easy to make, on the table in about 20 minutes.
25. Slow Cooker Kielbasa Cabbage Stew
We love this rustic stew. It’s so rich and flavorful, and uses basic ingredients you probably already have on hand. Perfect comfort food for cozy nights.
26. BBQ Bacon Wrapped Smoked Sausage
This easy recipe is a must addition to your cookouts. Smoked sausages are wrapped in bacon, slathered in BBQ sauce, then grilled to a crispy perfection.
It’s an amazing appetizer that all will love.
27. Creamy Bean Soup with Sausage
Here’s a soup that you’ll be cooking all winter long. This Creamy Bean Soup with Sausage has plenty of flavorful ingredients, and it only takes about half an hours. Great weeknight dinner!
28. Mexican Chorizo Rice
Jazz up your rice in Mexican flavors with this epic Mexican Chorizo Rice recipe! This flavorful rice is effortless to make, and it’s loaded with superb flavors and ingredients.
You can make many Mexican delights using this rice like tacos, quesadillas, burritos, and many more. So just enjoy.
29. Creamy Smoked Sausage and Potato Soup
You’re going to be blow away by how cozy and delicious this Andouille Sausage and Potato Soup is. And it all cooks in the slow cooker, which makes this a super easy meal.
30. Kielbasa Chili Dip
This Kielbasa Chili Dip recipe will become your go-to party dip. It’s super cheesy a full of sausage, beans and other goodies. Just bring plenty of chips for dipping!
So there you go, thirty amazing smoked sausage recipes for you to try. They’re all so delicious! Which ones will make their way into your regular rotation?
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- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 14oz andouille sausage, sliced
- 1 small onion, diced
- 1 green bell pepper, diced
- 2 celery stalks, diced
- 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 2 Tbsp tomato paste
- 2 Tbsp Creole seasoning
- 3 cans red beans, drained
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 2 bay leaves
- 1.5 cups white rice (uncooked)
- Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add sausage and cook till brown on both sides. Remove to a plate.
- Add the onion, celery and bell pepper. Sauté till it becomes soft.
- Add the tomato paste, garlic and Creole seasoning. Cook 3-4 minutes.
- Return the sausage to the pan, along with drained beans, chicken broth and bay leaves. Bring to a low simmer, and cook for 30 minutes.
- While the beans are simmering, cook the rice according to the directions on the package.
- Serve immediately.
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