25 Insanely Delicious Sausage Recipes For Dinner · Seasonal Cravings

Tired of the same old chicken or beef routine? Time to spice things up with these Italian sausage dinner ideas that are not only a breeze to make but also bursting with flavor. Your family is in for a treat, and the best part? Leftovers for the win!

Sausage Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sausage Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Craving a hearty, but healthy lunch?  Sausage Stuffed Sweet Potatoes will fill you up and keep you full of energy all afternoon. Use Italian sausage, turkey sausage, or sweet Italian sausage.   Get the recipe.

Baked Penne Pasta

baked penne pasta
Photo Credit: Hilda’s Kitchen Blog

This hearty Baked Penne Pasta is perfect for a hungry crowd or to take to a potluck. It’s the ultimate comfort food, packed with ground beef, Italian seasoning, Italian sausage, veggies, bits of velvety cream cheese, and shredded cheese! Get the recipe.

Roasted Acorn Squash with Sausage and Kale

stuffed acorn squash
Photo Credit: Cook at Home Mom

Roasted Acorn Squash stuffed with a savory mixture of ground sausage, kale, and mushrooms. Once the squash is done, the entire meal comes together in about 10 minutes with some simply sauteeing in olive oil! This is a super delicious & fast weeknight dinner. Get the recipe.

Sausage Frittata with Veggies

sausage frittata
Photo Credit: Suburban Simplicity

Try this oven-baked Sausage Frittata with Veggies for a satisfying 30-minute meal. Fluffy eggs, creamy cheese, sausage, and your choice of vegetables make a quick and easy family favorite for dinner! Get the recipe.

Italian Sausage and Peppers

italian sausage and peppers
Photo Credit: Remake my Plate

This Italian sausage and peppers recipe is so easy to make. Just layer the ingredients into your slow cooker, turn it on and in a few hours you’ve got a delish meal to serve. Serve over pasta, stuff them into a bun or serve them with your favorite side dishes. No matter how you serve it up everyone will love this recipe. Get the recipe.

Slow Cooker Lasagna Soup

lasagna soup
Photo Credit: I Heart Eating

Slow cooker lasagna soup is a hearty crock pot soup recipe that’s packed with flavor! This simple soup takes pantry staple ingredients and turns them into a delicious dinner with almost no prep. Get the recipe.

Tortellini Soup with Sausage

tortellini soup recipe
Photo Credit: Karen Kelly.

This creamy Tortellini Soup with Sausage will warm your soul on a cold fall night.  Easy to make in less than 30 minutes and a family hit for sure.  Get the recipe.

One Pot Creamy Sausage Gnocchi

sausage gnocchi
Photo Credit: I Heart Eating

One Pot Creamy Sausage Gnocchi is a flavorful dinner that’s made entirely in one pot. This easy dinner recipe takes less than 30 minutes to make. Get the recipe.

Jambalaya Recipe

jambalaya close up
Photo Credit: the forked spoon

Jambalaya is a classic one-pot recipe filled with chicken, sausage, shrimp, and rice. Completely irresistible, this easy recipe includes all the classic flavors of true Cajun/Creole cooking like Cajun seasoning and starts with finely diced onion, bell pepper, and celery – the holy trinity of Cajun cuisine. Get the recipe.

Sausage and Bok Choy Grain Bowl

Loaded with fresh, healthy, and satisfying flavors, this Sausage and Bok Choy Grain Bowl with Butternut Squash is sure to be a new staple in your home. This mouthwatering dish comes together in under 30 minutes for the perfect easy weeknight meal. Healthy foods to the rescue! Get the recipe.

Easy Sausage Tray Bake

sausage tray bake
Photo Credit: Gluten Free Tranquility

This sausage sheet pan dinner is the perfect weekday meal filled with seasonal vegetables and gravy. It’s so easy to make, budget friendly and made in one pan. Get the recipe.

Tuscan Sausage Potato Soup

tuscan sausage soup
Photo Credit: Miss in the Kitchen

Tuscan Sausage Potato Soup is a quick meal for busy nights. It is made with less than 10 ingredients and on the dinner table in about 30 minutes. Get the recipe.

Keto Stuffed Peppers with Sausage and Cauliflower Rice

keto sausage stuffed peppers
Photo Credit: Garlic Salt and Lime

Cheesy, Italian sausage and cauliflower rice stuffed bell peppers are super easy to make, extremely tasty and very low carb. This healthy, flavor packed dinner comes together quickly in just around 30 minutes and it’s even gluten free! Get the recipe.

Sausage and Bean Soup

Sausage and Bean Soup
Photo Credit: Seasonal Cravings

Craving soup to warm your bones this winter?  Try this easy Sausage and Bean Soup for a quick, healthy weeknight dinner that comes together in less than 30 minutes.  It’s full of protein, spices, cannellini beans, and vegetables. Get the recipe.

Sausage and Veggie Bowl with Easy Mustard Sauce

sausage and veggie bowls
Photo Credit: The Whole Cook

Sausage, broccoli, mushrooms, bell pepper, and onion all roast in a single sheet pan in this easy healthy meal! Top with my homemade mustard sauce and you have a flavorful weeknight winner! Get the recipe.

Sheet Pan Sausage with Potatoes and Green Beans

sheet pan sausage
Photo Credit: The Whole Cooke

Dinner is served in only 30 minutes with this easy sheet pan meal! Sausage, potatoes, and green beans roast together in this quick meal the whole family will love. Get the recipe.

One Pot Sausage and Broccoli

sausage and broccoli pasta
Photo Credit: Lynn’s Way of Life

A filling and simple dinner, this One Pot Sausage Broccoli Pasta is a weeknight dinner the whole family will love! No need to worry about doing a ton of dishes, this one only uses one pot! Get the recipe.

Cheesy Sausage Gnocchi

cheesy sausage gnocchi
Photo Credit: Joy Food Sunshine

This Cheesy Sausage Gnocchi is an easy and delicious dinner made in under 30 minutes! Everyone in your family will love this cozy gnocchi recipe! Get the recipe.

Sausage Kale Soup with Sweet Potatoes

sausage kale soup
Photo Credit: Joy Food Sunshine

This Sausage Kale Soup is a delicious make-ahead crockpot dinner recipe that only takes 15 minutes to prepare. Use fire roasted tomatoes to spice it up a bit! Get the recipe.

Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

sausage stuffed acorn squash
Photo Credit: Seasonal Cravings

Easy and healthy Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash is like fall in a bowl.  Acorn squash stuffed to the brim with savory sausage, black beans, and onions, then topped with cheese is over the top delicious. Get the recipe.

Sausage Stuffed Shells

ricotta stuffed shells
Photo Credit: Craving Some Creativity

This easy Italian Sausage Stuffed Shells recipe has many secrets to make it the best Italian dinner idea. Hearty and thick, this recipe combines creamy ricotta, melty cheeses, Spinach and Italian sausage for a family favorite! Get the recipe.

Sausage Casserole in the Slow Cooker

sausage casserole with a crock pot
Photo Credit: Fantabulosity

This easy recipe is perfect for dinner. It’s cheesy, comforting, and delicious for the whole family. Get the recipe.

Sausage and White Bean Soup

sausage and white bean soup in a bowl
Photo Credit: Simply Scrumptious

This delicious, easy sausage recipe is the perfect hearty soup! It’s warm, flavorful, and easy to make too! Get the recipe.

Pasta with Sausage and Peppers

sausage and pasta with peppers
Photo Credit: Everyday Delicious

This pasta with sausage and peppers makes an easy weeknight dish. It comes together in no time (30 minutes!) and it’s so good. Crispy browned sausage, lots of vegetables, and cheesy tomato sauce. It’s really good and reheats well! Get the recipe. Enjoy these sausage dinner recipes!

Get ready to whip up some delicious meals with ease! These recipes are designed to be simple and accessible, utilizing only a few, easy-to-find ingredients. From comforting pasta dishes to juicy grilled meats and delicious vegetarian options, you’ll find something to love. Each recipe features step-by-step instructions and beautiful photos, making it easy to follow. Effortless Eats: Simple Dinner Ideas with Quick and Easy Prep


Hi, I’m Karen Kelly a certified health coach, freelance food and travel writer, and blogger. At Seasonal Cravings, you will find delicious recipes and fun travel ideas.

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