Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Easy One Skillet Meal: Hearty Italian Sausage and Potatoes

Hearty Italian Sausage and Potatoes - One Pot Meal @SlowRoasted

Some nights I struggle more than others to find the perfect dish that will please everyone's palates.  Just when I think I have run out of ideas or don't have the ingredients on hand, this Easy One Skillet Meal comes into my life.  In an effort to please Mr Meat and Potatoes and use some amazing produce and fresh herbs I developed this recipe.  It was so good Chad asked me to make it again, immediately.

Made with all fresh ingredients from my garden and our produce superstore (Sprouts - although they call themselves a farmers market, I still think of them as a grocery store).  Dinner truly brings the family together.  This one is no exceptions.  However, you may want to make a double batch if you are hoping for left overs.  It is that good!  Trust me.  Click the link below to read more and get this must have recipe!

Yield: 4
Author: Donna Elick
30-Minute Hearty Italian Sausage and Potatoes

30-Minute Hearty Italian Sausage and Potatoes

This Hearty Italian Sausage and Potato Skillet is just that, with simple and delicious flavors that everyone loves.
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 20 MinTotal time: 30 Min


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound basil chicken sausage (any sausage can be used)
  • 1/2 sweet onion, chopped into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 pound red potatoes, chopped into ½-inch pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, sliced in half (divided)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon chopped basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper


  1. Warm oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, add sausage and cover. Cook until browned, turning once. After sausages are browned add potatoes, onion, salt and pepper. Cover. Stir often.
  2. Remove sausages once they are mostly cooked through. Spread potato mixture across skillet and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Slice sausage into 1/2” pieces and return to pan. Add rosemary, garlic and 1/2 of tomatoes. Cook about 5 minutes or until tomatoes are cooked. Add basil, remaining tomatoes and stir to combine. Serve and enjoy!
  1. Start your sausage and then do your prep; potatoes and onions, then garlic, tomatoes and herbs. You will have dinner on the table in 30 minutes!

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  1. I've been eyeing that chicken sausage for a while now. It looks wonderful combined with potatoes and herbs. Everyone would love this! Thanks Donna.

  2. That looks brilliant and very appetizing!

  3. This looks delicious! I'm already thinking fall and collecting new recipes to try.


  4. This is a must try when it gets cooler! Great dish!

  5. This looks great. I know all of my boys would love it too.

  6. hearty indeed. Hearty and comforting and down home delicious

  7. This is so enticing looking Donna! I love the golden color and the aroma must be amazing! I love chicken sausage, so low in fat and so much protein, it seems to keep me satisfied for a long time!

  8. I will be making the potato and sausage dish tonight...thanks!!

  9. Italian sausage is one of our favorite meats, it's so full of flavor it makes me want to smile. And this dish is full of smiles! We'll be making this soon.

  10. also be trying usage dish!! simple

  11. I'm thinking poached egg on top for brunch.

  12. Hello !
    I tried to follow your recipe. But it was not delicious. Color is also different.
    Please give me advise?

    1. Sure we are happy to help? What ingredients did you use? How did you cook it? What did it look like?


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