This smoked sausage potato skillet is one of our favorite super easy weeknight meals. It’s so flavorful, filling and delicious – a hit that is enjoyed by everyone! Perfect clean-out-the-fridge meal.
This is one of our most made dinners… ever!
And it’s what I call a Monday meal.
We love this dish. It’s so easy. The potatoes and peppers give it a breakfast hash vibe and it’s enjoyed by everyone in the house. Satisfying, savory, smoky, everything you want.
Smoked turkey sausage is a staple in our house. Every meal I use it for is just so effortless. Eddie likes to joke that they are our “cop out” meals because when I can’t think of anything else to make or feel like I have zero time or frankly just don’t even want to cook, boom. Enter smoked sausage.
My sheet pan smoked sausage and peppers recipe is so popular here on the blog – you guys love it. It’s an even easier version of this meal, minus the potatoes. For this recipe, we’re adding crispy yukon gold potatoes that are buttery on the inside.
This skillet potato and sausage version is originally from the Everyday Dinners bonus cookbook which launched almost one year ago today! This is such a great meal to have in your back pocket after a busy work day or week. The flavors are spot on, it’s very filling and doesn’t take much time to make at all.
It’s one of those dishes that can be thrown together with what you have in your house. Another version of potatoes? Clean-out-the-fridge broccoli? The dish is pretty darn forgiving so add whatever you love.
Here’s how I make it!
- I toss the potatoes in first. Season with some salt and pepper and let them do their thing. I love using baby yukon gold potatoes. I usually have a bag on hand because they’re incredibly versatile and small enough that they cook quickly. The potatoes get golden with crunchy outsides after 10 minutes or so, which is the best part.
- Next, I throw in the peppers and onions. You can do chunks, a small dice or strips, whichever you prefer. I like to cook these until they are pretty tender and even starting to brown a bit.
- Then I add the sausage. I use smoked turkey sausage (just my local grocery store’s brand!) and slice it into rounds, but again – slice it how you wish! I like to add this to the pan so it gets browned on both sides.
- Finally, toss it all together. See?! Incredibly easy. I even add a sprinkle of parmesan sometimes. It’s not 100% necessary but it does add a little extra savory oomph to the dish.
While this is never the prettiest dish (haha. see what I did there?), it’s one that you just can’t go wrong with. It’s savory and filling and a very easy version of comfort food. It doesn’t look like much but it will become a delish staple! (more…)
Jessica February 28, 2022 at 05:02PM