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sausage skillet dinner

Recipe by
Tammy Raynes
Natchitoches, LA

I make this recipe on nights when I don't have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen cooking. This calls for smoked pork sausage, but you could use chicken with it too.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For sausage skillet dinner

  • 12 oz
    fully cooked smoked pork link sausage, cut diagonally into 1" pieces
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 md
  • 2 sm
    red cooking apples
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, divided
  • 12 oz
    natural frozen potato wedges
  • 1/4 c
    cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    caraway seed
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped parsley

How To Make sausage skillet dinner

  • 1
    Place sausage and water in large nonstick frying pan; cover tightly and cook over medium heat for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Meanwhile cut onion into 12 wedges; core and cut each apple into 8 wedges. Remove sausage to warm platter. Pour off drippings.
  • 3
    Cook and stir onion and apples in 1 tablespoon of the butter in same frying pan 4 minutes or until apples are just tender. Remove to sausage platter.
  • 4
    Heat remaining 1 tablespoon butter; add potatoes and cook, covered, over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until potatoes are tender and golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  • 5
    Combine vinegar, sugar and caraway seed. Reduce heat; return sausage, apple mixture and vinegar mixture to frying pan and cook 1 minute, or until heated through, stirring gently. Sprinkle with parsley.