Sausage Recipes for Every Meal

From breakfast gravy to Italian pastas, we've got sausage recipes for every occasion.

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Sausage, Peppers and Onions

Giada says these street-style sandwiches are a staple in Italy. She starts by browning sweet Italian turkey sausage, then simmers the meat and veggies in tomato paste and marsala wine for added depth of flavor.

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All-Crust Sheet-Pan Lasagna

Italian sausage adds a hearty bite to this sheet pan lasagna that's all browned bits and crunchy edges. Add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the sauce if you like an extra kick of heat.

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Sausage Gravy

Ree’s hearty breakfast is a cowboy favorite. She browns sausage in a large skillet, then incorporates flour and milk to form a thick, bubbling gravy. When it's ready, she pours the gravy over flaky buttermilk biscuits for a meal that'll hit the spot.

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Sausage-Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Nancy makes this dish to sneak extra veggies to her family. She fills hollowed zucchini with a sausage and tomato stuffing, then bakes the zucchini boats with a Parmesan-breadcrumb topping.

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Tagliatelle with Smashed Peas, Sausage and Ricotta Cheese

If you plan it right, this sauce should take about as long to prep as it takes to cook the pasta. Finish it all off by tossing the pasta and some of its cooking water into the pan with the sauce.

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Breakfast Sausage Casserole

Trisha’s make-ahead sausage casserole is just as good for dinner as it is for breakfast. Use sage sausage for fragrant, herby results.

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Sausage, Bean and Pasta Stew

Two secret ingredients do double-duty in this sausage stew: fire-roasted canned tomatoes boost the flavor and add smoky backbone, while a Parmesan rind — which you can get on its own in many supermarkets — adds a savory, just-slightly-cheesy note and tons of body.

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Sausage and Kraut

This dish provides a flavor-packed spin on meat and potatoes. Pork chops, your choice of poultry sausage and tangy sauerkraut round it all out.

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Gumbo

Guy knows that the secret to great gumbo is the roux — keep cooking the flour until it's nice and dark before adding liquid. Be patient! As the flour cooks, it'll mellow into a gorgeous golden-brown.

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Sausage and Peppers Sheet Pan Dinner

Throw together a classic dish of sausage and peppers in a matter of minutes with this easy sheet-pan preparation.

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Sausage-and-Biscuit Pigs in Blankets

Breakfast fare fits in amazingly well at game-day gatherings. Wrap your favorite breakfast sausage links in homemade biscuit dough, and serve with maple syrup for dunking.

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Crispy Sheet Pan Gnocchi with Sausage and Peppers

Broil — instead of boil — gnocchi in this quick sheet pan dinner. Peppers, onions, tomatoes and sausage are the perfect bed for the little potato dumplings, which are crusted with Parmesan and broiled until crispy and tender.

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Sausage Gravy Breakfast Lasagna

Layers of sausage gravy, cheese and noodles work so magically together, you'll wonder why you never ate lasagna for breakfast before.

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Portuguese Chourico and Kale Soup

"This recipe is a quick version of a wonderful soup I had in Mystic, Conn., a Portuguese community nestled by the sea in New England," Rachael says. "This soup is a winter wonder."

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Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe & Sausage

Ina uses a mix of sweet and hot Italian sausage in this easy pasta recipe. After baking the sausage, she uses the slices to make a sauce with red wine and crushed tomatoes.

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Breakfast Macaroni and Cheese with Sausage and Hash Browns

Sausage and bell pepper add a breakfast-inspired twist to this gooey mac and cheese. Don't forget the hash brown topping!

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Chicken Sausage, Pepper and Onion Pasta Fake-Bake

Rachael's 30-minute pasta "fake-bake" is prepared primarily on the stove and then thrown under the broiler at the very end just until the cheese melts. Everyone will think it took hours, but you'll know better.

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Sausage Hors d’Oeuvres

These snacks are easy to make ahead of time, and then once they're done you can snack on them all day. Plus, with only three ingredients, they could not be easier.

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Sausage-and-Rice Timbale

Tuck a savory sausage filling inside a cheesy arborio rice shell to impress all your dinner guests.

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Party Sausage Pizza Rolls

This recipe goes overtime on flavor with all the tasty elements of a slice of sausage pizza rolled into a hand-held party treat - and more zesty sauce on the sidelines for dipping.

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