Italian Sausage and Spuds Recipe

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"I collect recipes, especially ones that are quick," relates Pam Sprowl of Thousand Oaks, California. "This hearty sausage and potato combination is great when we're camping in our motor home because it requires only one pot."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 1 pound uncooked Italian sausage links, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 10 small red potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch wedges
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup thinly sliced yellow or red onion
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 194 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 756mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.


  1. In a skillet, combine sausage, potatoes, salt, thyme and pepper. Cover and cook until the sausage is no longer pink and the potatoes are tender, about 30-40 minutes. Add onion, green pepper and parsley. Cook, uncovered, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Italian Sausage and Spuds in Quick Cooking July/August 1999, p49

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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

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gunslinger User ID: 544392 71419
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2014

"Delicious recipe! The Italian sausages give the potatoes a wonderful flavor!"

cathy.egan User ID: 1358968 26121
Reviewed May. 12, 2014

"Very yummy; a family favorite"

MomB96ofMany User ID: 1077004 34733
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2013

"I love the ease of this recipe, and it is really tasty. With the colorful peppers, the presentation looks great, too!"

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