Chicken Apple Sausage and Vegetables

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5 from 7 votes
Chicken Apple Sausage and Vegetables is a quick comfort meal made in only one skillet in less than 30 minutes.
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
White bowl of Chicken Apple Sausage and vegetables with skillet in background

Chicken Apple Sausage and Vegetables is a quick comfort meal. The entire meal is made in one skillet in less than 30 minutes. It’s a satisfying meal for busy weeknights!

White bowl of Chicken Apple Sausage and vegetables with skillet in background

This Chicken Apple Sausage and Vegetables dish is a favorite for busy weeknight meals. It is super fast, healthy and so very flavorful.

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  • 30 Minute Meal: Less than 30 minutes!
  • Easy Ingredients: All easy ingredients
  • Adaptable: Can be made with different vegetables to make it perfect for your family.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Great for lunch the next day.

What You Need to Make Your Sausage Skillet

top shot of white bowls filled with sausage, vegetables and seasoning

Ingredients

  • red bell peppers
  • purple onion
  • zucchinis
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Chicken Apple sausage links
  • minced garlic

Equipment

How to Make this Chicken Sausage Skillet- Step by Step

3 photos of skillet with steps of preparing vegetables
  • In Skillet: First, warm and lightly oil your skillet.
  • Vegetables: Second, add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil and then add in your bell peppers and onions. Cook until softened, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Sprouts: Next, add in your brussels sprouts and zucchini.  Cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Sausage: Then add sausage and cook for an additional three minutes. Stir often.
  • Garlic: Finally, add minced garlic last. Stir this into your skillet mixture for about 1 minute to release the flavors of the garlic, but not burn it.
photo of sauteed vegetables

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Common Questions About Chicken Apple Sausage Meal

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT SAUSAGE?

Sure, whatever your family likes.

RECIPE BE HALVED OR DOUBLED?

Of course, adjust the size to whatever your family requires.

IS IT OK TO FREEZE?

Definitely, double the recipe and freeze the other half for up to two months.

FROZEN VEGETABLES?

Yes, you can use frozen vegetables if you do not have fresh.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH RECIPE?

This recipe is filling on its own, however, you can serve it over rice or quinoa.

HOW DO I STORE THIS RECIPE?

Store in an airtight container for up to 4 days in the fridge.

top shot of white bowl of chicken apple sausage vegetables

Expert Tips for Making Chicken Apple Sausage Recipe

  • Add Apple Slices: love the apple flavor, stir in a few apple slices until softened
  • Short cut tip: Cut the vegetables ahead of time or frozen.
  • Try a little spice: Feel free to add a little house seasoning blend or a nice garlic blend.
  • Amp up the flavor: Sprinkle with a little fresh Parmesan cheese and a little crumble of apple smoked bacon!

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White bowl of Chicken Apple Sausage and vegetables with skillet in background

Chicken Apple Sausage and Vegetables

5 from 7 votes
Chicken Apple Sausage and Vegetables is a quick comfort meal made in only one skillet in less than 30 minutes.
Print Pin Rate
Servings: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 red bell peppers diced into chunks
  • 1 purple onion diced into chunks
  • 2 zucchinis 1/4-inch half moons
  • 5 oz Brussels sprouts cut in half
  • 4 chicken Apple sausage links sliced
  • 1 1/2 TBSP minced garlic fresh

Instructions

  • Warm your skillet at medium heat. Once your skillet is warm, lightly oil your skillet. Add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, or for a healthier alternative, use cooking spray.
  • First add in your bell peppers and onions. Cook until softened, about 3 to 4 minutes. Stirring often.
  • Add in your brussels sprouts and zucchini. Cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes. Stir often. Add more oil or cooking spray if needed.
  • Add in the sausage. Cook for an additional three minutes. Stir often. Add Mark oil or cooking spray if needed.
  • Add in your minced garlic last. Stir this into your skillet mixture for about 1 minute to release the flavors of the garlic, but not burn it.
  • Remove from heat, transferred to a bowl, and enjoy!

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Apple Slices: love the apple flavor, stir in a few apple slices until softened
  • Short cut tip: Cut the vegetables ahead of time or frozen.
  • Try a little spice: Feel free to add a little house seasoning blend or a nice garlic blend.
  • Amp up the flavor: Sprinkle with a little fresh Parmesan cheese and a little crumble of apple smoked bacon!

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 890mg | Potassium: 571mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2627IU | Vitamin C: 128mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2mg

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