Sausage Potato Skillet

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


2 servings

Updated: Aug. 22, 2023
Growing up, I would eat this sausage and potato skillet recipe almost every day. I could never get enough of my favorite meal! —Amelia Bordas, Springfield, Virginia
Sausage Potato Skillet Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 fresh Italian sausage links
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup each sliced green and sweet red pepper
  • 2 small potatoes, sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet, brown sausage in oil until a thermometer reads 160°. Add onion and peppers; saute until vegetables are tender. Add potatoes and 2 cups water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Drain; add salt and pepper.

Sausage and Potato Skillet Tips

What else goes well with sausage?

Sausage pairs well with other veggies, like zucchini, tomatoes and broccoli. Feel free to toss some extra vegetables into your skillet. A rice side dish, like this lemon rice pilaf recipe, would be the perfect addition to your dinner. If you're looking to reuse your skillet, check out these other sausage skillet recipes.

What types of potatoes should I use for this sausage potato skillet?

You can use any potato you prefer for this skillet meal—just make sure they're small in size.

Can I make this sausage potato skillet ahead of time?

To get dinner started ahead of time, you can prep and slice the veggies and potatoes beforehand. Otherwise, this recipe is super quick and easy to prepare (it takes only a half-hour to make!).

Research contributed by Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 416 calories, 22g fat (6g saturated fat), 45mg cholesterol, 544mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 15g protein.

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