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25 Smoked Sausage Recipes (+ Easy Dinner Ideas)

Each and every one of these smoked sausage recipes is guaranteed to be a hit with the whole family!

Meaty, salty, and super savory, smoked sausages add so much flavor to every dish. 

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Whether you’re looking to whip up a great breakfast, filling pasta, or a hearty soup, smoked sausages are the way to go. 

Homemade Smoked Sausage and Rice with Broccoli

And because smoked sausages are already cooked, all you need to do is warm them through. 

Easy to make and so tasty, you need to give each one of these smoked sausage recipes a go!

1.  Smoked Sausage Cajun Alfredo

Need dinner on the table lickety-split? This smoked sausage Cajun Alfredo comes together in just 15 minutes.

And you only need five ingredients!

This dish is so flavorful, you’ll want to eat it straight out of the pan.

It’s perfect for those busy weeknights when you don’t have much time on your hands. 

Just brown smoked sausage in a skillet, and add heavy cream, Cajun seasoning, and Parmesan. Toss in the pasta and serve. Yum!

2. Smoked Sausage and Rice

This quick and easy one-pot meal is so much quicker to make than a classic jambalaya.

Plus, the smoked sausage adds so much delicious flavor to each and every grain of rice.

You can use Kransky sausages or any smoked sausage in this recipe.

Just remember that the more flavorful the sausage, the more flavorful the rice!

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This is also a great recipe for using up leftovers. Just throw in whatever chopped veggies you have on hand.

Frozen peas and bell peppers work fantastically. 

3. Easy Smoked Sausage Hash

Start your day off the right way with this fabulous smoked sausage hash.

It only takes 30 minutes to make and it’s chock full of amazing flavors. 

This dish is brimming with hearty smoked sausage, crispy potatoes, and colorful vegetables.

The crispy potatoes and smoked sausage pair perfectly. It’s an utterly mouthwatering combo.

Serve this tasty skillet meal with your favorite hot sauce or some poached eggs. Delish!

4. One-Pan Cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta Skillet

If you love cheesy pasta dishes, you’ll adore this smoked sausage pasta skillet. 

Creamy, cheesy, spicy, and savory, this pasta dish is addictively good. And it only takes 20 minutes to make. 

This recipe is perfect for busy bees because you only need a single skillet.

It comes together in a flash, needs minimal equipment, and the cleanup is a breeze. Easy-peasy! 

5. Smoked Sausage with Potatoes and Green Beans

On the hunt for the perfect weeknight dinner? Cook up some smoked sausage with potatoes and green beans.

This delicious combo of smoky sausage with crispy potatoes and tender green beans is just *chef’s kiss*.

It has absolutely everything you need in one single skillet. How easy is that?  

6. Sheet Pan Smoked Sausage and Potatoes

In just 25 minutes, this tasty sheet pan dish is ready to feed the whole family!

It’s loaded with smoked sausage, green beans, and potatoes. 

You can use whatever type of smoked sausage you like in this dish. Polish kielbasa works great.

So does turkey sausage, chicken sausage, or American classic sausage. 

Pro Tip: Cook the potatoes for a few minutes first before adding the sliced sausage and green beans.

That way, everything cooks just right.

7. BBQ Smoked Sausage

In the mood for something super tasty? You can add even more smoky flavor to smoked sausages by barbecuing them!

Nothing comes close to the flavor of sausages that have been infused with the rich and natural flavors of wood and smoke.

They’re truly mouthwatering. 

And it’s way easier to do than you might think! With just a few simple steps, you’ll be a barbecue meat cooking pro. 

8. Cheese, Potato, and Smoked Sausage Casserole

This cheese, potato, and smoked sausage casserole is the ultimate comfort food

Creamy and with a hint of smokiness from the sausage, this casserole is guaranteed to be a hit with the family.

Kielbasa sausage works wonderfully in this dish.

If you’re looking for something with a bit more flavor, try using Italian sausage or chorizo.

9. Smoked Sausage and Vegetable Soup

If you’re struggling to get picky eaters to eat more veggies, this recipe is a lifesaver!

Tasty pieces of smoked sausage make this vegetable utterly irresistible. 

This soup is packed with potatoes, peppers, carrots, zucchini, spinach, and kielbasa sausage. 

Hearty and healthy, this recipe is a great hot and tasty meal to make when you’re feeling under the weather.

It’s bound to make you feel better in no time!

10. One-Pot Smoked Sausage and Cheese Potato Soup

Beat the winter cold with a big bowl of this smoked sausage and cheese potato soup. It’s creamy, smoky, and super flavorful.

Loaded with smoked sausage and potatoes, this soup is “can’t-stop-eating” levels of delicious.

Get cozy and pour yourself a big bowl of this hearty, warming soup.

You might find yourself looking forward to those chilly days, just so you can make this dish!

11. Smoked Sausage, White Bean, and Spinach Soup

Looking for a hearty, wholesome meal? This smoked sausage, white bean, and spinach soup is loaded with goodness. 

This nourishing and filling soup is packed with flavor. The secret? A Parmesan cheese rind!

It makes this soup taste like it’s been simmering all day.

The rind adds a deep, savory, slow-cooked flavor that’s just irresistible. 

12. Instant Pot Smoked Sausage Stew

A smoked sausage stew is the perfect winter warmer for the colder months. It’ll warm you up from the inside out. 

Sometimes, the best-tasting meals use the simplest ingredients.

As long as everything’s super fresh, this stew tastes better than any complicated meal. 

From the flavorful smoked sausage to the spices, this dish is packed with flavor. You’ll want to lick the bowl clean!

13. Smoked Sausage Chili

Does anything hit the spot quite like homemade chili? (Especially when it’s chock-full of smoked sausage!)

One bite of this dish and you won’t be able to make chili any other way.

Swap ground beef for smoked sausage for an amazing-tasting meal. 

The smokiness from the sausage is what makes this dish so delicious.

It adds such a depth of flavor that’s just irresistibly good. 

14. Smoked Sausage Sandwiches

Forget about boring old ham and cheese. These smoked sausage sandwiches are where it’s at!

Mixed with peppers and onions, these meaty sandwiches are just the ticket. They’re the perfect game-day snack. 

You can think of them as sausage sliders.

They’re great for when you’re hungry for something a little more substantial than chips and dip.

15. Creamy Mozzarella Pasta with Smoked Sausage

Can’t get enough cheese? You need to give this creamy mozzarella pasta a go!

It’s jam-packed with lots of tasty smoked sausage and plenty of mozzarella cheese. 

Sliced, smoked sausages are smothered in a delicious, addictive, creamy sauce.

It’s made with garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, red pepper flakes, half and half, and mozzarella.

Toss in some penne pasta and go to town! You definitely want seconds of this dish. It’s just that good. 

16. Simple Balsamic Smoked Sausage Pasta

This simple balsamic smoked sausage pasta makes for a great go-to weeknight meal.

Not only is it easy to make, but it’s delicious too. That’s a win-win!

You only need 8 ingredients and 30 minutes to make this speedy dish. Easy, tasty, and a guaranteed hit, what’s not to love?

Serve this smoked sausage pasta with salad, garlic bread, or breadsticks for the perfect meal.

17. Smoked Italian Sausage Lasagna

This smoky twist on a classic Italian dish is utterly mouth-watering.

Smoked Italian sausage lasagna needs to make it on your weekly dinner rotation.

Lasagna is one of the best comfort foods out there. And when it’s chock-full of smoked sausage, it just gets so much better. 

Assemble this lasagna with layers of noodles, red sauce, ricotta cheese, and smoked sausage. Yum!

18. Cold Pasta Salad with Smoked Sausage

On the hunt for the perfect lunch? This pasta salad is loaded with tasty goodness. 

It’s chock-full of smoked sausage, cucumber, red onion, olives, tomatoes, pasta, and cheese. Need I say more? 

Everything’s brought together with a delicious oregano and mustard vinaigrette.

Enjoy this salad hot or cold, under the summer sunshine.

19. One-Pan Smoked Sausage Jambalaya

If you’re in the mood for something seriously hearty, whip up this smoked sausage jambalaya.

It’s loaded with protein, rice, and veggies. 

And the best part is that it comes together in just under an hour with a single pan!

It’s super easy to make as most of the cooking time is hands-off.

To get that classic jambalaya taste, you’ll want to use an array of fantastic spices.

Season the dish with Creole seasoning, dried thyme, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Yum!

20. Crockpot Smoked Sausage Gumbo

The whole family will love this smoked sausage gumbo. It’s hearty, filling, smoky, and downright delicious. 

It’s also as easy as can be to make.

Just whip out your Crockpot, because that’s all the equipment you need to make this fabulous gumbo!

Leave it to cook for up to 6 hours, and boom, there you have it.

It’s a scrumptious and addictive gumbo that’s ready to be shared. 

21. Louisiana Red Beans with Smoked Sausage

Looking to use up some dried red beans? Whip up this Cajun classic!

Red beans, smoked sausage, and rice come together to make this fabulous Louisiana dish.

It’s spicy, hearty, and loaded with tasty goodness.

Somewhere between a soup and a stew, this dish is the perfect comfort food to serve on cold, winter days. 

The aromatics from the Creole seasoning act as the base for the most amazing depth in this dish.

Throw in some red beans, rice, and sausage for the perfect meal. 

22. Crawfish Enchiladas

If you adore seafood, then you’re going to fall in love with these crawfish enchiladas! 

Stuff tortillas with cooked rice, beans, corn, smoked sausage, and crawfish tails.

Then, bake them in a delicious enchilada sauce and top them with cheese. 

Are you drooling, too?

23. Sausage Fajita Omelet

Swap your usual breakfast for something a lot more exciting. Cook up a few of these sausage fajita omelets. 

Smoked sausage was practically made for eggs. They pair so well together.

Just throw in some sautéed green bell peppers and onions for the perfect omelet.

Serve them with a dollop of sour cream, a spoonful of salsa, and freshly-chopped cilantro.

24. Smoked Sausage and Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

This smoked sausage and hash brown breakfast casserole is so good, you’ll want to make it every morning!

If you’re used to hectic and busy mornings, this casserole is a lifesaver.

You can easily make it ahead of time the night before. Just cook it up in the morning and you’re good to go!

Top this breakfast casserole with some sour cream for a little extra oomph!

25. Grilled Smoked Sausage Breakfast Egg Scramble

Pull out the grill and whip up this delicious breakfast scramble! It’s the perfect weekend treat. 

It’s loaded with crispy potatoes, onion, eggs, and grilled Eckrich Smoked Sausage.

Every bite is just drool-worthy. Top it with your favorite hot sauce and dig in.

25 Smoked Sausage Recipes (+ Easy Dinner Ideas)

The entire family will love these smoked sausage recipes! From casserole to soup to chili, you can’t go wrong with these easy dinner ideas.

Ingredients

  • Smoked Sausage Cajun Alfredo

  • Smoked Sausage and Rice

  • Easy Smoked Sausage Hash

  • One One -Pan Cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta Skillet

  • Smoked Sausage with Potatoes and Green Beans

  • Sheet Pan Smoked Sausage and Potatoes

  • BBQ Smoked Sausage

  • Cheese, Potato, and Smoked Sausage Casserole

  • Smoked Sausage and Vegetable Soup

  • One One -Pot Smoked Sausage and Cheese Potato Soup

  • Smoked Sausage, White Bean, and Spinach Soup

  • Instant Pot Smoked Sausage Stew

  • Smoked Sausage Chili

  • Smoked Sausage Sandwiches

  • Creamy Mozzarella Pasta with Smoked Sausage

  • Simple Balsamic Smoked Sausage Pasta

  • Smoked Italian Sausage Lasagna

  • Cold Pasta Salad with Smoked Sausage

  • One One -Pan Smoked Sausage Jambalaya

  • Crockpot Smoked Sausage Gumbo

  • Louisiana Red Beans with Smoked Sausage

  • Crawfish Enchiladas

  • Sausage Fajita Omelet

  • Smoked Sausage and Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole

  • Grilled Smoked Sausage Breakfast Egg Scramble

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