If you love risotto but don’t have time to babysit the pot by stirring, try this delicious baked shrimp sausage risotto. This meal-in-a-pot is gourmet quality, but is quite easy to make.
Chicken, Sausage, and Black Olives makes a deliciously different main dish to shake up your humdrum dinner routine. It may seem like a strange combination, but this is so good! The dish is further enhanced with garlic, sweet bell peppers, sweet onion, mushrooms, and just a hint of licorice flavor from tarragon. Serve over rice for a hearty and tasty meal. Did I mention it is fast and easy to make? It is!
Loco Taco Stuffed Peppers takes an old traditional standby to an entirely new loco bold level. Spicy tortilla chips, salsa, mild green chiles, and rice punch up the beef and sausage stuffing. You can easily vary the heat level through your choices of sausage, chips, and salsa. Check out my notes for variations and substitutions. Olé!
Chicken Sausage Meatballs will breathe new life into your standard party appetizer go-to list. Ground chicken can be pretty bland, but not in this recipe. Fresh pork sausage, Parmesan cheese, anchovies (you won’t taste them at all!), and Dijon mustard really kick up the flavor. The tangy caper sauce is the perfect complement.
Skillet Seafood Sausage Paella will make you look like a Master Chef when you put it on the table. Paella is a Spanish dish that combines saffron-flavored rice with seafood, meats, and vegetables. It’s a one-pot meal that is a pleasure to the eyes and tastes worthy for a king. Although it may look complicated, you will be surprised at how easy it is to make.
This is a simple dish of chicken simmered with vegetables, sausage, and wine. It is very similar to the Italian cacciatora or hunter’s stew. Some call it “smothered” or stewed chicken due to the moist cooking process. The vegetables add a natural sweetness to the gravy which is amazing over mashed potatoes, noodles or pasta, or rice.
Sausage vegetable stew is perfect for a cold winter night’s family meal. It only takes about an hour to make this hearty, heartwarming meal. I serve it with garlic bread or artisan bread, and it’s filling enough on its own.
Italian sausage soup is a comfort food in many households. There are as many variations of it as there are Moms in the kitchen. This simple version includes fresh Roma tomatoes, carrots, and escarole (or spinach). It is fortified with cannellini beans, orzo, and of course, garlic. Try this heart-warming meal in a bowl on a cold winter night or any day of the year.