First developed to help preserve meats during colder months, smoked sausage now provides an interesting flavor for recipes such as kabobs, jambalaya, rigatoni, gumbo, lasagna, and bean soup. Quick and easy-to-prepare, try several and pick out a new smoked sausage favorite.
Great party appetizes--let guests pick between skewers of vegetables or flavorful bites of sausage, shrimp, and cheese.
Sausage, beans, and a gingerbread sauce make for a festive holiday stew.
Use prepared shredded hash brown potatoes to get a head start on this fast flavor-packed sausage dinner.
These mini party appetizers are cooked in the slow cooker, freeing up the host for other projects. Cranberry sauce adds a touch of sweetness to these treats.
This robust low-fat soup is protein-packed and a great choice when you're short on time.
For a quick and easy dinner, try this tomato-based white bean, smoked turkey sausage, and pasta, main dish recipe that you can throw together in less than 30 minutes.
A beer marinade, smoked sausages and a slow cooker that will do all the work for you...this no-fuss recipe is made for game days.
Lentils and sausages are a classic New Year's Day main dish in some regions of Italy. Any time of year, it's a popular combination that tastes great and comes together easily.
Nori is a Japanese form of seaweed that is dried in sheets. Find it in Asian markets or the Asian section of supermarkets. When it's unavailable, substitute fresh parsley.
Belgian wheat beer and brown sugar give this dinner an taste bud-tempting twist. Combine apples and sausage with red peppers for a full-flavor adventure.
Beans, smoked sausage links, and vegetables combine to make this hearty soup recipe.
Smoked sausage and ham make this a hearty main dish. It's perfect for a potluck--just transfer the mixture to a slow cooker.
The crisp crunch of coleslaw adds extra texture to this warm and hearty bean soup recipe. To save time, use coleslaw mix found in the produce section.
This thick dish of shrimp, sausage, and chicken begins with a dark roux (ROO), flour and fat cooked slowly over low heat to the color (light to dark) specified in the recipe. Spicy and served over rice, gumbo is a mainstay to serve on holidays.