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Sausage Pie Recipe

Sausage Pie Recipe

When I was growing up, Mom made this tasty casserole often in summer for our family and guests. It's a great use of garden vegetables, and the sausage adds comforting flavor. I'm sure you'll enjoy it as much as we do. —Sally Holbrook, Pasadena, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 16 fresh pork sausage links (about 1 pound)
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 4 to 5 medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. Place sausages on a rack in a baking pan. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until lightly browned and no longer pink. Cut into 1-in. pieces; set aside.
  • 2. In a large skillet, saute peppers in oil for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Transfer to a 3-qt. baking dish. Add the sausages and the next eight ingredients.
  • 3. Combine bread crumbs and butter; sprinkle over top. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-40 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 336 calories, 18g fat (8g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 813mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein .

Reviews for Sausage Pie

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ikkin37
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2013

"I followed the recipe exactly, and I love all the ingredients individually, but something didn't jive well for me and this casserole. I was not a fan. Not sure why...it just was not pleasant for my palate."

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valanddansmith
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2012

"We enjoyed this for dinner last night. I used five Italian sausage links and added a few cloves of fresh garlic and some chopped onion. Plenty of veggies in it for us - none of them came out of my garden, but they came outta somebody's garden LOL..."

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edl274
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2012

"I added more vegetables and about 5 extra herbs. Even so, my family sprinkled Tabasco sauce all over it and said it was not a keeper."

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LynnRoseT
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2012

"This recipe is a heavenly comfort food I will be making again and again! Oustanding recipe!"

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chin-chilla
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2012

"I thought this recipe was really great and easy, nice change from using ground beef. I added a little more green pepper since I had extra in my garden."

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pattysunshine
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2012

"I am new at this - but after reading some of the reviews on this recipe and several others - I would never submit a recipe because I can't believe what Caty and unkind comments are made - everyone likes to read a recipe, then adjust it to their families liking - but Geese Louise - lets not tear each other apart doing it."

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roger1sue
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2012

"I used spicey sausage added onion and garlic.

Needed a little punch."

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jwilton
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2012

"I almost always change up recipes depending on what I have on hand... I used carrots, corn, canned tomatoes, spinach, peppers, & onions as my veggies. I used minute rice & I didn't bother with the bread crumb topping. Still an excellent result."

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fredaevans
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2012

"Pretty simple (but filling meal) for a 'Pot Luck' style dinner. Personally I use 'Sweet' Italian Sausage rather than pork lins."

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bwshook
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2012

"This is a great recipe and can be modified to suit your individual taste. I made this yesterday with sliced smoked sausage & bits of beef steak; 1 green pepper; browned rice; carrots; onions; mushrooms; Worcestershire sauce; seasoned salt; pepper; chopped garlic; and melted butter. FANTASTIC!"

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asweetremembrance
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2012

"I must be missing something. I've read the recipe and the reviews several times. No clue what maxi is talking about, midwifecat is right, not all that many veggies in this-during garden season I need to use a LOT of vegetables :) -

1/2 medium green pepper,
1/2 medium sweet red pepper,
4 to 5 medium tomatoes
1 10 ounces frozen corn,
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
1 teaspoon dried basil - I look on this as a drop in the bucket veggie wise.
I went with fresh basil, added 2 onions, another tomato and 2 cups of fresh okra. I used 1/2 lb.ground sausage, which I crumbled and pre-cooked, then drained well
to cut the fat and calories."

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ejshellabarger
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2011

"I had ground sausage on hand and it worked great. This is a perfect "everything but the kitchen sink" recipe to finish up leftover veggies. A keeper."

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Zsa Zsa Kay
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2011

"I make this at least 1 a month. My family loves it!"

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Maxi
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2010

"Really good! midwifecat needs to read the recipe before she "reviews" it. No need to live up to your "handle""

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micheleclow
Reviewed May. 23, 2010

"I make this all of the time. My family loves it. Unfortunately I have to leave out the bell peppers because they give my husband indigention."

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midwifecat
Reviewed May. 21, 2010

"one bell pepper, a cup of frozen corn, and a couple of tomatoes is "good use of garden veggies?" That's just silly. Add an onion for flavor & some chopped zuchinni, and you could claim this is a garden casserole. Some oregano would add flavor too."

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Val634
Reviewed May. 21, 2010

"I only made 1 change.I browned the sausage in a large skillet until almost done, drained the grease then added the peppers. I followed the rest of the recipe, and boy was it good! Will definitely make again."

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chjones50
Reviewed May. 20, 2010

"Very good. I used smoked sausage because I don't care for the links and I did not have fresh tomatoes, so I used a can of Rotel. I also used brown rice just to make it healthier. I will definitely make it again."

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jlgrant1979
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2009

"I loved this!!!"

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