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Sausage and Zucchini

This fast, flavorful dish appears on our table many times in summer when zucchini is abundant. The combination of zucchini, sausage and cheese is a real taste treat.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1 pound fully cooked smoked sausage
  • 4 cups cubed zucchini
  • 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, optional
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Cut sausage in half lengthwise, then into 1/2-in. slices; brown in a large skillet over medium heat. Drain. Add the zucchini, tomatoes, onion, lemon juice, oregano, salt and hot pepper sauce if desired. Cook for 15 minutes or until zucchini is just crisp-tender. Sprinkle with flour; toss to coat. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand until cheese is melted.

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  • Ab0628
    Jul 23, 2012

    Yum! Great way to use up abundant garden zucchini. I also added some yellow squash. Would also be good over pasta or rice. My husband really liked the sauce.

  • laura_hobden
    Aug 12, 2009

    We have made this many times to use up garden zucchini. It is wonderful served over chow mein noodles. Everyone in our family loves this dish.