25 Delicious Smoked Sausage Recipes

From Cajun to Comfort Food, Sausage Is a Must

Creole Chicken and Sausage
Creole Chicken and Sausage. Photo: Diana Rattray

Smoked sausage adds interesting flavor and a different twist to everyday recipes. Whether you use spicy andouille, a kielbasa or polish sausage, chorizo, or a gourmet chicken or turkey sausage, you're sure to find some inspiration in these recipes.

Smoked Sausage Recipes

White Bean Soup with Sausage, Ham, Squash and Spinach 

This soup is full of great flavor and color. It combines Hubbard squash, chopped spinach and beans, ham and sausage.

Cheddar Polenta With Broiled Andouille Sausage 

This easy, satisfying meal is pure comfort food. Use grits or polenta and serve steamed broccoli or a salad on the side.

Andouille Macaroni and Cheese 

This recipe calls for andouille sausage mixed with this rich and creamy macaroni and cheese, but a spicy smoked chorizo or a turkey sausage could be used as well.

Sausage and Penne Casserole 

This pasta and cheese dish is flavored with delicious spicy andouille sausage.

Roasted Potato and Sausage Dinner 

This simple dish makes a great everyday meal, perfect for a busy weekday or weekend. The andouille in this recipe is spicy and wonderful, but you can use a different smoked sausage, such as kielbasa or a seasoned chicken sausage.

Crockpot Smoked Sausage With Potatoes and Cabbage 

Use andouille, chorizo, chicken and apple, or your favorite variety of sausage.

Louisiana Beans and Rice With Smoked Sausage 

Use andouille for a traditional flavor or a lighter chicken sausage in this Cajun-style dish.

Jambalaya With Smoked Sausage, Chicken and Shrimp 

Jambalaya is a delicious traditional southern Louisiana rice dish, and this one is made with tomatoes, chicken, sausage and shrimp.

Crockpot Apple Sausage With Onion and Mustard Sauce 

This is a flavorful combination of smoked sausage and onions, slow cooked with a mustard sauce.

Spicy Sausage and Potato Soup 

Spicy smoked sausage is a flavorful addition to this potato soup.

Ground Beef and Smoked Sausage Chili 

Smoked sausage adds another dimension to this flavorful beef chili recipe.

Purple Hull Peas and Sausage 

Fresh purple hull peas are simmered with spicy smoked sausage and seasonings.

Crockpot Creole Chicken 

Chicken is slow cooked with sliced smoked sausage, ham, tomatoes and vegetables.

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo 

A hearty, flavorful gumbo with smoked sausage, chicken, tomatoes and vegetables.

Mixed Bean Soup With Smoked Sausage 

Use spicy andouille or chicken smoked sausage in this tasty soup.

Andouille Sausage Cornbread Dressing 

This cornbread dressing is a kicked-up version of a classic with spicy seasonings and diced andouille sausage.

Easy Crockpot Beans With Smoked Sausage 

A variety of canned beans are slow cooked with smoked sausage and seasonings for an easy and filling meal.

Kale and White Bean Soup With Smoked Sausage  

This is a hearty soup, made with spicy smoked sausage, canned white beans and chopped kale, along with tomatoes and other vegetables.

Spicy Black Bean Soup With Cajun Sausage 

Andouille sausage flavors this tasty soup. You can also use your own favorite variety of smoked sausage.

Crockpot Sausage Appetizers 

Use cocktail franks or mini smoked sausages in this easy dish.

Chicken, Penne and Smoked Sausage Bake 

A delicious pasta casserole with chicken, smoked sausage, cheese and seasonings.

Pinto Bean Cassoulet 

This delicious dish is a twist on French cassoulet. It's made with chicken thighs, smoked sausage, bacon, beans and vegetables.

Spicy Sausage, Egg and Cheese Panini 

This breakfast sandwich is made with eggs, cheese and andouille smoked sausage. It was inspired by a sandwich served at a restaurant in Oxford, Mississippi.

Breakfast Casserole With Andouille Sausage 

 Smoked sausage jazzes up this breakfast egg casserole.

Warm Potato Salad With Andouille Sausage 

Creole seasonings help flavor this tasty salad, along with the andouille sausage, a little bacon and a simple sweet-sour dressing.