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Italian Sausage Skillet Recipe
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Italian Sausage Skillet Recipe

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Italian Sausage Skillet, served over rice or pasta, is a hearty favorite. "This garden-fresh dish gets extra color from a can of stewed tomatoes," Eve notes. "The Italian sausage has so many wonderful flavors you don't need to add any other seasonings."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 1-1/4 pounds uncooked Italian sausage links
  • 3 small zucchini or yellow summer squash, cubed
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • Hot cooked rice or pasta

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 189 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 570 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, cook the sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Remove from the pan; cool slightly before cutting into 1/4-in. slices; return to the pan. Add zucchini and onion; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the zucchini is tender. Serve with rice or pasta. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Italian Sausage Skillet in Quick Cooking July/August 1998, p16

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Jul. 14, 2015

"I don't like squash, but this is just amazing!"

Reviewed Oct. 10, 2014

"This meal is fast, easy, and very tasty! I have made it twice now and enjoyed it very much."

Reviewed Apr. 10, 2011

"I served with penne pasta, but will use rice next time since it wasn't very saucy. Still very tasty. I also added a bell pepper to the mix for a little more flavor."

Reviewed Sep. 13, 2010

"Made this to take to shut in neighbor, was told this was the best meal ever!! Because of diet I omitted onion and used a smoked sausage and used italian stewed tomatoes. It was a big hit!"

Reviewed Jul. 12, 2010

"We used turkey Italian sausage, 2 big yellow squash, and Italian stewed tomatoes. Tasted good, just needed a bit of seasoning.

~ Theresa"

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