The BEST Smoked Sausage Recipes

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Not sure how to cook smoked sausage? This collection of easy Smoked Sausage Recipes has a lot of possibilities to prepare your favorite smoked sausage.

There are cozy soups, savory pastas, tasty snacks and many more ideas, the sky is the limit!

Whether you’re hosting a business or just looking for a super quick weeknight dinner, you’ll find something on this list.

Go through this whole list and never wonder “what to cook with smoked sausage?” again! Enjoying…

Once you’ve tried just one bite of this Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits, you’ll plan on making this meal over and over again.

Juicy shrimp and smoked sausage are smothered in a savory gravy that tastes out of this world delicious.

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Make yourself a cozy meal with this Spanish Chicken and Smoked Sausage recipe!

It’s a perfect balance of hot and savory ingredients and seasonings beautifully simmered together. Ideal meal for winter nights.

This will undoubtedly become one of your favorite smoked sausage recipes!

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Jambalaya soup! Boldly flavored with great Creole spices, this hearty soup is packed with meat and veggies.

It’s great on the stove, or in a slow cooker or instant pot.

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This national dish of the Netherlands is a comfort food you need in your life.

Potatoes are mashed with other vegetables and then topped with smoked sausage. Awesome!

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This Shrimp creole with Andouille sausage is a flavor bomb! Chubby shrimp and hearty sausage in a great Creole spiced tomato sauce.

If you are a fan of New Orleans style food like we are, this one will go in your rotation!

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These Spanish clams are stewed with cannellini beans, smoked chorizo ​​sausage and great flavor enhancers. It’s a great tapas dish that will easily impress diners, but it’s easy enough for any weeknight.

This is one of those dishes where just a few ingredients combine to create something incredibly delicious.

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This hearty casserole combines two comfort food staples, sausage and potatoes. Add a good portion of vegetables and you have a great complete meal!

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Jambalaya Pasta, or Pastalaya, is a super delicious dish of shrimp, chicken, and sausage smothered in a creamy, cheesy sauce full of New Orleans flavors.

This is definitely one of our favorite smoked sausage recipes.

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This giant batch of Ultimate Chili is packed with three meats, including smoked sausage, and three types of beans.

Go ahead and have seconds, there will still be plenty for leftovers!

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Beans and rice are an inexpensive dinner option. These Louisiana-style red beans and rice recipes take the flavors to a whole new level!

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Now here’s a super cozy soup. Creamy Potato Kielbasa and White Cheddar Soup is your potato soup taken to the next level with pieces of smoked sausage and lots of cheese. Awesome!

Download the recipe @cookingclassy

You’ll love the simplicity of this cabbage and smoked sausage skillet. Everything comes together in about 30 minutes.

Serve with rice or noodles, or on its own for a low-carb dinner.

Get the recipe @ dinneratthezoo

If you love Paella then you are in for a delicious treat with this amazing recipe!

This is the easiest and fastest recipe that delivers authentic Paella flavors with delicious chorizo ​​and prawns. Delicious companion dish.

Get the recipe @ belly full

This Sausage Stew is a comfortable, cozy dish of sausage and vegetables in a rich, savory broth. This could become your go-to winter warmer.

Get the recipe @ saltandlavender

Seafood dishes are a traditional feast in the American South.

This classic yet simple recipe features your favorite shrimp, corn, potatoes and andouille sausage cooked with Old Bay Seasoning and other flavor enhancers.

Download the recipe @cookingclassy

This black bean soup with Andouille sausage is one of those comfort foods you get when you combine a few really simple ingredients. Once you try it, you’ll keep coming back to this easy and budget-friendly dinner.

Get the recipe @ howtofeedaloon

Here’s how to feed a crowd! This breakfast skillet is packed with kielbasa, veggies, hash browns, and eggs. It is easy to make and you will enjoy it for a long time.

Get the recipe @ katiescucina

Kick your favorite Thanksgiving side dish up a notch with this great recipe. The addition of spicy and smoky andouille sausage adds so much extra flavor to the cornbread filling.

Download the recipe @ crazyforcrust

Smoked Sausage and Potato Wrap Packs are an easy, no-frills meal you’ll love. Simply wrap sausage, vegetables and potatoes in foil and grill. Everyone gets their own personal package!

Get the recipe @ katiescucuina

This recipe is so easy, with only 3 ingredients. Kielbasa bites are simmered in a sticky, sweet sauce that pairs perfectly with the smokiness. This is a great holiday appetizer.

Get the recipe @asassyspoon

This hearty breakfast casserole is made with filling ingredients like sausage, hash brows, and cheese. It is made in the crock pot with minimal hands on time.

Get the recipe @ laurenslatest

You can never go wrong with tacos! These feature grilled sausage and peppers and can be topped with your favorite toppings.

Don’t wait until Tuesday to cook these!

Get the recipe @ seasoncravings

This Thai Red Curry Sausage Fried Rice is a great recipe with a balance of many flavors that end up going really well together.

It’s so simple and easy to make, on the table in about 20 minutes.

Get the recipe @ whattocooktoday

We love this rustic stew. It’s so rich and flavorful and uses basic ingredients you probably already have on hand. Perfect comfort food for cozy evenings.

Get the recipe @ aberdeenskitchen

This simple recipe is a must-have addition to your cookouts. Smoked sausages are wrapped in bacon, slathered with BBQ sauce and then grilled to crispy perfection.

It’s a great appetizer that everyone will love.

Get the recipe @ greatgrubdelicioustreats

Here’s a soup you’ll be cooking all winter long. This creamy bean soup with sausage has lots of flavorful ingredients and it only takes about half an hour to make. Delicious weeknight dinner!

Get the recipe @ foodiecrush

Spice up your rice with Mexican flavors with this epic Mexican Chorizo ​​Rice recipe! This flavorful rice is effortless to make and packed with exquisite flavors and ingredients.

You can make many Mexican delicacies with this rice, such as tacos, quesadillas, burritos and much more. So just enjoy.

Get the recipe @ spicysouthernkitchen

Here’s a fun twist on everyone’s favorite jambalaya… Peppers are stuffed with a Cajun spy mix of brown rice, smoked sausage, shrimp and chicken.

They make a great company meal and are one of our favorite smoked sausage recipes.

Get the recipe @ diethood

You’ll be amazed at how cozy and delicious this Andouille Sausage and Potato Soup is. And it all cooks in the slow cooker, making this a super easy meal.

Get the recipe @ thefoodcafe

This Kielbasa Chili Dip recipe will become your go-to party dip. It’s super cheesy full of sausage, beans and other goodies. Bring plenty of chips for dipping!

Get the recipe @ therecipecritic

So there you go, thirty great smoked sausage recipes for you to try. They are all so tasty! Which ones will make their way into your regular rotation?

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  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil

  • 14oz andouille sausage, sliced

  • 1 small onion, diced

  • 1 green bell pepper, diced

  • 2 celery stalks, diced

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste

  • 2 tablespoons Creole seasoning

  • 3 cans red beans, drained

  • 2 cups of chicken broth

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 1.5 cups white rice (uncooked)


  1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the sausage and brown it on both sides. Remove to a plate.
  2. Add the onion, celery and bell pepper. Sauté until soft.
  3. Add the tomato puree, garlic and creole seasoning. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Return the sausage to the pan along with the drained beans, chicken stock and bay leaves. Bring to a boil and cook for 30 minutes.
  5. While the beans are simmering, cook the rice according to package directions.
  6. Serve immediately.

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