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Home-Style Chicken and Sausage Recipe

This great entree is perfect for a busy day because it's made with only simple ingredients.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 Johnsonville® Mild Italian Sausage Links link (about 1/4 pound)
  • 2 medium potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 bone-in chicken thighs (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup sweet red pepper or green pepper chunks (1 inch)
  • 1 small onion, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup frozen cut green beans

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet, cook sausage link over medium heat until no longer pink; cut into 1/2-in. pieces and set aside. Place potatoes in an 8-in. square baking dish; drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 15 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a skillet, brown the chicken in remaining oil. Add the chicken, reserved sausage, sweet pepper, onion, water, salt, oregano and pepper to the potatoes.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Add beans. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until chicken juices run clear and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 495 calories, 25 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 57 mg cholesterol, 954 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 21 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.