Sausage & Vegetable Skillet Dinner

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

Updated: Nov. 27, 2023
I threw this sausage recipe together one night to use up produce before going out of town. Who knew it was going to be such a hit! Now it’s a recipe I turn to whenever time is tight. —Elizabeth Kelley, Chicago, Illinois


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 package (12 ounces) fully cooked Italian chicken sausage links, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1-1/2 pounds red potatoes (about 5 medium), thinly sliced
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen corn
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach


  1. In a 12-in. skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; saute sausage and onion until onion is tender. Add garlic and pepper flakes; cook and stir 1 minute.
  2. Add potatoes, corn, pepper and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook, covered, until potatoes are tender, 15-20 minutes. Stir in spinach until wilted.

Sausage & Vegetable Skillet Tips

What else goes with sausages for dinner?

You can do a lot with sausage for dinner! Check out other one-dish sausage dinners, including best-ever jambalaya, kielbasa and vegetables and barley lentil soup.

What other types of sausage could I use?

Substitute your favorite brand of sausage in this dish, or even switch it up with bratwurst for a German take!

How do you tell if a sausage is fully cooked?

A digital thermometer is your best friend in making sure your protein is cooked properly. When the temp reaches an internal temperature of 165°, you’re ready to go. Research contributed by Maggie Knoebel, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant
Health Tip: Italian chicken sausage has less than half the fat of regular. It’s lean, but it adds a lot of flavor.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 371 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 715mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 fat.