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Barbecue Sausage Skillet

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4-6 servings

"I came up with this when I had to bring a dish for a church supper," notes Janis Plourde from Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario. "I got a lot of compliments on it—even our teenage boys requested I make it again. I usually serve it over a mixture of white and wild rice.


  • 1 pound Italian sausage links
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 to 2/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot cooked noodles or rice


  1. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink. Meanwhile, in another skillet, stir-fry the broccoli, onion, celery and red pepper in oil until onion is tender. Stir in the water, barbecue sauce, soup mix, thyme, salt and pepper.
  2. Cut sausage into 1/2-in. slices; add to vegetable mixture. Reduce heat; cook uncovered, for 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve over noodles or rice.

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