Skillet Sausage and Zucchini combine succulent and speedy in one savory dish! In just 20 minutes or less, you have a skillet filled with garden green zucchini cooked to tender delectability and browned, crispy sausage circles. Seasoned to true perfection, Skillet Sausage and Zucchini is a delightful one pan meal that will satisfy you, especially during busy weeknights.

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  • 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 4 sausages, fully cooked, sliced into circles 1/4-inch thick
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 1 onion, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
  • 1 bell pepper, any color, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • fresh basil, optional, for garnish


Step 1 –Heat up 1 tablespoon of the oil in a skillet over a medium-high-heat.

Step 2 –Once the oil is hot, add in the chopped up sausage and sautè, flipping the sausage often until the sausage has some browning, about 3 minutes.

Step 3 –Transfer the sausage from the pan and set it aside.

Step 4 –Lower the heat to medium and add in the remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons of the olive oil into the skillet together with the zucchini, onion, and bell pepper.

Step 5 –Sprinkle the vegetables with the garlic powder, oregano, basil, onion powder, pepper, and salt. Stir it evenly.

Step 6 –Allow the mixture to cook until the onion is translucent and soft and the peppers and zucchini are near tender, about 5 minutes.

Step 7 –Add the browned sausage and minced garlic into the skillet, stirring and then covering the dish.

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Step 8 –Taste for seasoning, garnish with basil, and serve.Explore More Favorites