Peasant Skillet Recipe
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Peasant Skillet Recipe

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I prepare this supper frequently throughout the year, substituting whatever vegetables are in season. No matter how often I make it, I'm always asked for the recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 6 bacon strips
  • 4 medium potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound fully cooked Polish sausage

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 382 calories, 25g fat (10g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 707mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 12g protein.


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Add next five ingredients to drippings. Reduce heat to medium; cook, covered, stirring frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender, 10-15 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cut sausage diagonally into 1/2-in. slices; place on top of vegetables. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, stirring frequently, about 10 minutes. Crumble bacon; sprinkle on top. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Peasant Skillet in Country Pork 1996, p54

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Derrell User ID: 2982687 45605
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2013

"This sounds delicious . I like vegetables in meals . I saved this recipe for later because I just made a big pot of chili . This will be the next meal after my chili is gone ."

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