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    The BEST Smoked Sausage Recipes

    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…

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    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.

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    2. Jambalaya

    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.

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    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!

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    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.

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    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.

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    6. Stamppot

    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!

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    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!

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    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.

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    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!

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    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.

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    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.

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    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!

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    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!

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    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!

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    15. Paella 

    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.

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    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.

    Get the Recipe @ saltandlavender

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ howtofeedaloon

    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.

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    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.

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    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!

    Get the Recipe @ katiescucuina

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ asassyspoon

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ laurenslatest

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ akitchenhoorsadventures

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ whattocooktoday

    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.

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    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.

    Get the Recipe @ greatgrubdelicioustreats

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ foodiecrush

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ spicysouthernkitchen

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ thefoodcafe

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    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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    30 BEST Smoked Sausage Recipes

    This great collection of Smoked Sausage Recipes includes plenty of easy weeknight dinners to add to your rotation. We love these simple, but tasty, beans and rice:


    • 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)


    1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add sausage and cook till brown on both sides. Remove to a plate.
    2. Add the onion, celery and bell pepper. Sauté till it becomes soft.
    3. Add the tomato paste, garlic and Creole seasoning. Cook 3-4 minutes.
    4. 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.
    5. While the beans are simmering, cook the rice according to the directions on the package.
    6. Serve immediately.

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