One Pan Brussel Sprout and Sausage Skillet

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One Pan Brussel Sprout and Sausage Skillet | less than 30 minutes for a healthy and satisfying meal! #easy #dinner

This dish has been a favorite in our house for years now. As soon as I start seeing bunches of brussel sprouts pop up at the market, I add it to the meal plan. It offers up a healthy serving of protein and vegetables, takes less than 30 minutes to make and only uses one pan! #winning

I actually posted it a looooooonng time ago with a really embarrassing picture (that I am shamefully NOT going to link up) but I decided now would be a good time to bring it back…in natural lighting. ;)

It’s one of those meals that is so easy it’s not really a recipe, more like a good idea, but we love it the same. And you can use vegan sausage or real sausage (hopefully certified humane!) to satisfy any kind of diet. As a vegetarian, I personally prefer Field Roast’s Smoked Apple Sage Sausage. The flavor is incredible and it pairs perfectly with brussel sprouts!

Field Roast Smoked Apple Sage Sausage

I usually like to make this meal during the week since it’s so quick and easy. It’s as simple as warming a little bit of olive oil in a large skillet then cooking the sausage for about five minutes on each side until they’re golden brown.

Field Roast Apple Sage Sausage

Meanwhile you can work on washing and slicing the brussel sprouts so they’re ready to go. I’m a big fan of eating them this way. I like to cook them so that they still have a little crunch to them. The texture is addicting!

One Skillet Brussel Sprouts and Sausage

After that, transfer the sausages to a plate lined with a paper towel and then use the same skillet to saute the brussel sprouts. At this point I like to add walnuts and a sprinkle of brown sugar but you can whatever kind of nut or seed you like.

Then add the sausage back to the mix, stir until thoroughly heated and boom! Dinner is served.

One Pan Brussel Sprout and Sausage Skillet | less than 30 minutes for a healthy and satisfying meal! #easy #dinner

It might seem like a weird combination but trust me, it works. I’m confident that even this pickiest of eaters {read: brussel sprout haters} would enjoy it too.

I used to be one but that’s because my mom served them to me frozen and boiled. Gahrosss. Thankfully I saw the light at the end of the fresh produce section and now I can’t get enough.

One Pan Brussel Sprout and Sausage Skillet

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4

One Pan Brussel Sprout and Sausage Skillet

Ingredients

10 ounces fresh brussel sprouts, thinly sliced (approx. 3 cups)

13 ounces Field Roast Apple Sage Sausage, sliced in 1/2” rounds (or sausage of choice)

1/2 cup walnut, chopped (or other nut/seed of choice)

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon brown sugar

sprinkle of salt (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, warm one tablespoon of the olive oil over medium heat. Add the sausages and brown for several minutes on each side until cooked thoroughly. *If you are using Field Roast, be careful not to overcook for best results. Transfer the sausage to a plate lined with a paper towel and set aside.
  2. Next, warm the remaining tablespoon of olive oil in the skillet and then add the brussel sprouts and the walnuts. Sprinkle with salt and sugar and stir while continuing to cook for about 5-6 minutes. At this point they should still have a slight crunch to them but if you prefer them more tender simply continue to cook until they are the way you like them.
  3. Lastly, add the sausage back to the skillet and stir until everything is thoroughly heated. Then serve in a bowl or on a plate and enjoy!
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One Pan Brussel Sprout and Sausage Skillet | less than 30 minutes for a healthy and satisfying meal! #easy #dinner