Smothered Potatoes and Sausage
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 4
A one pot meal, smothered potatoes and sausages is a filling and inexpensive meal. Served with a salad, this is a simple and filling supper.
  • 1 pound smoked sausage, sliced ¾th inch thick
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or butter
  • 2 bell peppers or 6-8 sweet mini peppers thinly sliced
  • 1 medium to large onion thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 6-7 small to medium potatoes cut into ¾ to 1 inch cubes
  • ½ cup chicken broth or reconstituted chicken bouillon
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  1. Heat oil or melt butter in a large deep skillet or dutch oven over medium-high to high heat
  2. Add peppers, onions, and garlic to pan and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle with black pepper.
  4. Add smoked sausage to the pan and saute for 3-4 more minutes until vegetables begin to soften.
  5. Push sausage, pepper and onion mixture to one side of pan and add ½ of the potatoes.
  6. Spoon sausage, pepper and onion mixture on top of potatoes until the other half of the pan is empty.
  7. Add the other half of the potatoes to the empty half of the skillet.
  8. Spoon the sausage, pepper, and onion mixture evenly over top of all the potatoes. Think of it as "smothering" the potatoes with everything else.
  9. Add ½ cup chicken broth to hot pan.
  10. Lower heat to medium low and allow to cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  11. Salt and pepper to taste
Recipe by Patty Cake's Pantry at