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20 MINUTE-SKILLET SAUSAGE AND ZUCCHINI

20 MINUTE-SKILLET SAUSAGE AND ZUCCHINI

Throw together this quick skillet dinner when you need a healthy and satisfying meal in a hurry! You'll love this perfectly seasoned mix of sausage, zucchini, peppers, and onions. Whole30 compliant, dairy free, gluten free — and extra delicious!

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings: 4 Calories: 288kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini cubed
  • 4 fully cooked sausages sliced into circles ¼-inch thick
  • 1 onion cut into ¾ inch pieces (close to the same size as zucchini)
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp dried basil
  • fresh basil for garnish (optional)
  • 1 bell pepper any color, cut into ¾-inch pieces (close to the same size as zucchini)
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 ½ tbsp olive or avocado oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic minced

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. When the oil is hot, then add chopped sausage and sautè, flipping sausage often, for a few minutes or till sausage slices have some browning. Remove from pan and put aside.
  3. Reduce heat to medium and add remaining 1 ½ tbsp of oil to the skillet together with the zucchini, onion & bell pepper. Then sprinkle with oregano, garlic powder, basil, onion powder, pepper, and salt. Stir.
  4. Let cook till the onion is translucent, peppers and zucchini are near tender for 5 minutes.
  5. Add sausage back into the skillet together with minced garlic. Stir. Cover so everything moves through for a few minutes. Taste and add additional salt if needed.

This article and recipe adapted from this site