Quick, convenient, and, most important of all, really delicious, these hearty sausage recipes are the answer to every cook’s prayers.
You’ll be amazed at what you can do with a package of smokies or a couple of thick farmers’ sausages.
This versatile meat is equally at home on the breakfast table as at a fancy dinner.
It’s also one of the oldest foods around and was first invented by the ancient Sumerians as a way to preserve meat (adding seasonings helped keep it fresh on long journeys).
But it’s the Romans who are responsible for the name, taking it from the Latin word for salted – salsus.
Back then, you’d never have known what you’d get in your sausage.
This time-honored treat has been made with a whole range of different meats, from horse to boar.
Nowadays you’ll mostly find sausage makers sticking to the tried and tested classics of pork, beef, or poultry.
And almost every culture has its own version. German bratwurst, Polish Kielbasa, Spanish chorizo, British saveloy – you could travel the world via sausage dinners!
So forget humdrum hot dogs or boring bangers n’ mash, and take your tastebuds on a trip.
These delightful dishes are loaded with rich spices, fragrant herbs, and tasty ingredients.
From soups to pastas, and biscuits to bakes, the sausage is the star here. Pick up a packet today and get cooking!
The irresistible combination of sausage and cheese is used to full effect in this ravishing recipe.
And it’s so easy! Made with just 3 ingredients – sausage, cheese, dinner rolls – this is a no-fuss snack or side that really delivers on taste.
Imagine biting into a soft bread roll, filled with gooey Monterey Jack cheese and crumbled sausage meat. Now, go live that dream!
Divinely creamy, this luxurious dish is a keeper.
Tender pasta noodles are coated in a thick, white sauce along with browned sausage slices.
It’s a hassle-free midweek supper that’s economical, easy, and very tasty.
These mouthwatering munchies are a family favorite.
They’re bite-sized snacks that go down well at any festive occasion (even if that festive occasion is just a family dinner).
And they come together in minutes. Simply stir together sausage meat and Bisquick baking mix.
Add a little cheese and some fresh chives, then bake until perfectly golden.
Serve with your favorite dips and watch them disappear!
I like to sip this soup when I’m feeling under the weather. Wholesome and nourishing, it’s a great restorative cure-all when you’re not at your best.
Packed with vegetables, broth, chunky beans, and fresh herbs, it’s a tonic for body and soul.
Add in chunks of smoky kielbasa, and you’ll have a soup that’ll brighten even the gloomiest winter day.
Salty, sweet, and incredibly addictive, these adorable mini-sausages are my new favorite thing.
Tiny sausages are wrapped in bacon and sprinkled with a touch of brown sugar before being baked to browned perfection.
This dish would be ideal for game days, potlucks, or casual parties.
Pass around a platter of these tempting bite-sized treats, and it’ll be empty in minutes.
The ultimate one-pot meal, this fast and frugal skillet dinner is a winner on busy weeknights.
It’s made by sauteing colorful bell peppers, onions, and garlic together with sliced smoked sausage.
You can serve this over your favorite starch, making it a filling meal with pasta, potatoes, or rice.
Toad in the hole is a traditional English dish, made by baking sausages in a pudding batter.
It’s Yorkshire comfort food at its finest, dating all the way back to the 18th century.
There’s a reason the dish remains popular to this day. And that reason is juicy plump sausages poking through a soft yet crusty crumb.
Slather with gravy to serve and make it a meal by adding a side of vegetables.
This mouthwatering appetizer is a cocktail party favorite.
The dazzling pairing of spicy jalapenos, crumbly sausage, and gooey cream cheese is to die for.
Load up your jalapeno boats, sprinkle with a breadcrumb topping, and grill until browned.
This is finger food that’ll have you licking your lips and sneaking seconds.
Make breakfast easy but tasty with this cozy casserole.
It’s full of flavor but made with timesaving ingredients like Bisquick mix, frozen hash browns, and sausage.
It does take 45 minutes in the oven, so if you need a grab-and-go breakfast, make it the day before.
The dish stores well and can even be packed into a cooler for your next camping weekend.
Sometimes you just need something simple, hearty, and good.
This satisfying dish ticks all those boxes for a filling supper. It’s a comforting combination of tender roasted potatoes, sharp onions, and smoked sausage.
Toss the ingredients in some spicy seasonings and roast, it’s that easy!
This dip is so addictive, you’ll keep coming back for more – so make plenty!
Thankfully, it’s really easy to make a big batch. Stir together cooked, crumbled sausage with silky Velveeta cheese, and diced tomatoes with green chilis.
Try it with different vegetables, or a touch more spice. One of the great things about this recipe is that you can easily tweak it to make it your own.
Cocktail wieners, mustard, and grape jelly – you’re just three ingredients away from a deliciously different starter or side.
The wieners are simmered in smoky and sweet sauce, taking on all the wonderful flavor of fruity grapes and spicy mustard.
These tiny treats will add pizzazz to any party!
Air fryers have made a name for themselves in recent years, becoming the must-have kitchen accessory of the moment.
If you got one as a gift and promptly shoved it to the back of the cupboard, now’s the time to dig it out and see what it can do.
Get it going and you can have perfectly fried sausages, without drenching them in oil. Try one bite and you’ll be hooked.
Fry up sausages, zucchini, peppers, and onions and what do you get?
You’ll get a 20-minute meal that’s not just tasty, it’s also dairy-free and gluten-free.
Made with healthy whole foods and very little fuss, this is an excellent meal option for busy evenings. It’s the holy grail of nutritious fast food!
A bowl of this savory breakfast is a fantastic way to start your day.
It’s a creamy, cheesy, warming dish made with soft grits and spicy seasonings.
Get your grits, then stir in smoky Andouille sausage, spicy jalapeno pepper, and cheese.
Sprinkle with green onions before serving and you have yourself a flavorful brunch bowl that’ll wake up your tastebuds.
Super easy, but super tasty, this skillet supper is a hearty treat.
It’s made with garlic, kale, sausage, and chunky white beans, all beautifully seasoned and tossed together with stock and herbs.
Have a box of pasta in the cupboard and sausages in the fridge? Then you’ll have dinner on the able in no time.
Soft penne and sizzling smoked sausage are tossed together in a classic Arrabiata sauce.
You’ll love the dreamy combination of rich tomatoes, savory meats, and tender pasta. And don’t forget to top it all off with loads of cheese!
As you’ve probably guessed from the name, this dish hails from the Spanish-speaking world.
It’s Cuban and Puerto Rico comfort food made with rice, tomatoes, seasoned sausage, green olives, capers, and fiery spices.
Serve with salad, plantains, or beans for a truly authentic Latino meal.
Made with vegetarian sausage, this is a sausage dish you can enjoy with your vegetarian friends.
It’s great for anyone interested in exploring a plant-based diet.
Made with soft farro, nutritious vegetables, and flavorful veggie sausages, it might even convince committed carnivores!
This DIY sausage and egg McMuffin lets you skip the line-up in the restaurant or the drive-thru.
It also allows you to control exactly what you’re eating. No hidden additives, no sub-par ingredients.
Just a fresh muffin, juicy sausage patty, perfectly poached egg, and a slice of cheese.
This recipe is a sweet and savory breakfast that you can enjoy any time.
Almost like sausage rolls, this creative dish wraps plump breakfast sausages in bread before frying them in a buttery sauce, flavored with vanilla and cinnamon.
Sausage and apple work wonderfully together here, making a delicately sweet but savory dish that’s perfect for brunch or a simple supper.
Saute sausages with shredded Brussel sprouts, tart apple, and onion until beautifully browned.
Then toss in some walnuts, brown sugar, mustard, and caraway seeds to create a tangy glaze.
There’s nothing better than homemade biscuits unless those biscuits are stuffed with savory sausage and melty cheddar cheese.
These are just to die for.
This hearty brunch bake will put you in a good mood for the whole day.
It’s a tempting mix of Italian sausage, potato, cheese, and broccoli (because you’ll need some greens, even at breakfast).
A strata is just a fancy term for a layered casserole. This particular strata isn’t fancy though, it’s deliciously down-to-earth and very satisfying.
Made with ingredients you probably have in the fridge already, it’s a great option when you need a filling breakfast.
Prepare it the night before, and all you’ll need to do is heat it up and gobble it down.
Did you know you can make sausage rolls with just three ingredients?!
All you need for this culinary magic is sausage, puff pastry, and your favorite fruity relish.
Use store-bought pastry to make this even easier. Smart cooks know when to cut corners!
This copycat recipe lets you recreate an Olive Garden classic in your own kitchen.
It’s a hearty Tuscan soup, made with kale, potatoes, onion, and garlic.
Serve it topped with loads of cheese for even more yummy goodness.
These sausage and onion pancakes are a delicious, energy-boosting breakfast.
Serve them with plenty of butter or maple syrup. And if you can’t decide between savory and sweet, try both!
This rich lasagna is a great weekend project if you’re into meal-prepping.
Assemble the layers of juicy sausage, tangy tomato sauce, soft pasta sheets, and creamy cheese.
Then, store it until needed and devour it whenever you’re in the mood for decadent Italian comfort food.
Easy and economical, this stuffing is my go-to for Christmas, Thanksgiving, and any time I want a juicy, savory side.
It’s packed with fresh herbs like rosemary, sage, and parsley.
Add the sweet Italian sausage meat and bread cubes for a rich and filling dish that’ll pair beautifully with a roasted bird or joint.
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