Sausage is the perfect companion to many of our favorite foods. It can be found on burgers, hotdogs, pizza and pasta as well as a hearty addition to soups and salads.
In this article, we are going to take a look at some of our favorite smoked sausage seasoning recipes. They are simple to make and delicious!
1. Smoked Sausage & Rice Casserole
Sausage and rice is a great one pot dinner that’s sure to be loved by the whole family. With little work to do and a quick bake, this dish is perfect for those busy weeknights.
Using smoked sausage is key to this recipe! Smoked sausages are typically made from a variety of different types of meat; including pork, beef or turkey.
These sausages are cured using a combination of seasonings and curing agents. These include salt, pepper, garlic and onion powder, as well as sodium nitrate (which is used to prevent botulism).
You can use any type of smoked sausage, but kransky are my favourite! They’re not only incredibly flavourful, but they also have a delicious smokey aroma to them.
The best thing about these sausages is that they leave a ton of flavour in the oil which really adds a punch to this rice casserole! The exact flavour will depend on what sausages you use – they all tend to be slightly different, some smokier than others, with varying seasonings.
Aside from the smoked sausage, the main ingredients in this dish are rice and broccoli. This cheesy sausage and rice casserole is sure to be a hit!
Once cooked, the mixture is mixed with cheese and poured into a baking dish. The casserole is then baked until piping hot and the cheese is melted.
This cheesy sausage and rice recipe is a family favorite and is so easy to make! It only takes a few ingredients and comes together in just 30 minutes!
The smoky sausage and zesty Slap Ya Mama seasoning give this casserole a kick of flavour that everyone loves. It makes a perfect lunch or dinner that can easily be doubled or halved. It’s also an excellent dish for entertaining!
2. Smoked Sausage & Peppers
Sausage & Peppers are one of my favorite meals, and you can make them in so many different ways! It’s a great meal for any busy weeknight. It’s quick, easy and inexpensive!
For the best results, use a high-quality brand of sausage. I prefer to use smoked beef sausage, but pork or chicken are also great options!
In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add sliced sausage and cook until browned, about 5 minutes. Stir and flip to brown both sides. Remove from pan and set aside on a plate.
Next, add 2 tablespoons olive oil to the same skillet and heat over medium-high heat. Add the julienned peppers and onions to the pan, sprinkling them with Italian seasoning. Continue cooking until the vegetables are tender and a little charred, about 4 to 5 minutes.
This dish is delicious on its own, but it really shines when served over rice or pasta. I love serving it over basmati rice or farro, but you could use any kind of grain that you like.
The sweetness in this recipe comes from the tomatoes and bell peppers, so kids will definitely enjoy it. A touch of honey helps balance out the smokiness and acidity. If your kids aren’t a fan of the spiciness, omit the crushed red pepper.
I serve this sausage & peppers dish over rice, but it would also be delicious on top of a bun or on a sandwich. It’s super filling and is a great way to make the most of your leftovers!
I’ve used an Air Fryer to make this dish, but it can also be made in stages. Start with the sausage, then add in the peppers and onions and cook until they are browned and tender. You can even smoke the sausage first by placing it on a rack in a smoker and leaving it to smoke for an hour or so before adding the vegetables.
3. Smoked Sausage & Vegetables
Smoked sausages are a popular type of meat that can be made from beef, pork or a combination. They are usually mixed with a variety of spices and then filled into a casing before being smoked in a smoker to give them their distinctive flavor and aroma.
The smoky flavor of these sausages comes from the smoking process itself, which typically involves using wood chips that have been soaked in water and then heated to produce smoke. Different types of wood can be used in the process, which often changes the taste of the finished product.
To create a savory, flavorful dinner, you can mix smoked sausage with a variety of vegetables to make a meal that will satisfy the entire family. These smoked sausage and vegetable recipes are delicious on their own or you can pair them with rice to make a hearty and filling dish that is perfect for busy nights.
This one-pan smoked sausage and veggie sheet pan dinner is an easy and healthy recipe that is sure to please the whole family! The combination of lean protein and a huge serving of veggies makes this recipe perfect for families on a diet or anyone who wants to enjoy a hearty, satisfying meal that is also low in calories and fat.
A quick and easy weeknight meal, this sheet pan smoked sausage & veggies recipe is a perfect way to add lean protein, fiber-rich vegetables and a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals to your diet. Served with a bowl of white rice, this meal will keep you full and satisfied throughout the week!
To prepare this smoked sausage & vegetables recipe, simply toss the potatoes and peppers with olive oil and Italian seasoning. Arrange the ingredients on a large sheet pan and roast in the oven for about 15 minutes until the potatoes are tender, the peppers are soft and the sausages are golden brown and crispy.
4. Smoked Sausage & Potatoes
Smoked sausages are a popular ingredient in a number of recipes. They are made from ground meat and spices that get stuffed into casings before being smoked and preserved. Some examples of smoked sausages include Polish kielbasa, French andouille, and Spanish chorizo.
These smoked sausages are the perfect complement to a variety of different dishes, from breakfast to dinner. They are also budget-friendly, easy to make, and perfect for a crowd.
This one-pot meal combines a handful of ingredients to create a simple, yet satisfying dish that will satisfy everyone in your family. It only requires a few minutes of prep time and can be easily tailored to meet your needs!
To start, preheat your skillet over medium heat. Add a few tablespoons of oil to the pan and allow it to become hot. Once the oil is hot, add the potatoes to the skillet along with salt and pepper to taste. Saute them until they start to brown and then remove them to a clean plate.
Next, add sliced smoked sausage to the pan and cook for 5 minutes until it is browned. Then, stir in the onions, garlic, and bell pepper. Once they are translucent and aromatic, sprinkle with Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper to taste.
To keep these smoked sausages fresh, store them properly in an airtight container or freezer bag for up to two months. When ready to eat, reheat in a pan over medium-high heat until warmed through.
5. Smoked Sausage & Vegetable Soup
This soup is a hearty, flavorful meal that’s perfect for cold days. It’s made with smoked sausage and vegetables, which give it a rich, savory flavor. It reheats well, making it a great lunch or dinner on busy nights!
I used Polish kielbasa in this recipe, but you can use any type of smoked sausage (beef, pork, chicken or turkey). If you don’t have any sausage, feel free to substitute other meats like ground beef, turkey or veal.
The key to this smoked sausage vegetable soup is using a variety of fresh, seasonal vegetables that are cooked together with the smoked sausage. This helps to create a thicker, more flavorful soup.
Start by browning the sausage in a large pot over medium-high heat. Then add the onions, carrots and celery and cook until they are softened. You’ll want to stir the sausage and vegetables frequently so they don’t burn.
Next, add the broth, roasted tomatoes, garlic and spices. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat to simmer. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
You can make this smoked sausage vegetable soup in advance and keep it in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. You can also freeze it for up to 3 months. It reheats beautifully and makes a perfect lunch the next day.