This sheet pan chicken sausage is a one-pan wonder! Loaded with healthy veggies and herbs, it’s deliciously nutritious too. This recipe makes it easy to have dinner on the table in no time – with minimal effort and clean up!
What Makes This Easy Sheet Pan Chicken Sausage Recipe So Good
- It’s right there in the name – this recipe is so easy! The most work you’ll have to do is chopping your sausage and vegetables. After that you toss everything in some herbs, then transfer it all to a baking sheet and your oven will take it from there.
- This meal is jam-packed with nutrients. You’ll get tons of vitamins from the sweet potato, broccoli, bell pepper, and onion while fueling up on protein from the chicken sausage. There really is no healthier/easier meal.
- You can totally customize this recipe to your liking. Use whatever veggies you prefer or have on-hand. Also, any flavor of chicken sausage will work – so go ahead and use your favorite!
Key Ingredients for Sheet Pan Chicken Sausage
Chicken Sausage – I used chicken and apple sausage, and oh wow was it yummy! But really any sausage will work in this recipe. You could even use traditional pork sausage if you’d like.
Sweet Potato – Any variety of sweet potato will taste incredible. If sweet potatoes just aren’t your thing, then you can swap them out for white or yellow potatoes. My one recommendation here is making sure you chop your potatoes into even-sized chunks. This will ensure your entire meal cooks evenly.
Red Onion – You guessed it, any onion will work! I prefer red onions for their more mild flavor. Though if you love a spicy onion, use a white or yellow onion in its place. However, if you don’t like onion, leave it out!
- Try not to overcrowd your sheet pan. The sausage and veggies can be close together, but I wouldn’t recommend stacking them. This will help crisp up the edges of your sweet potatoes and sausage.
- If you have leftovers, then store them in an airtight container in the fridge for 4-5 days. To reheat I like to warm a tablespoon or so of oil in a pan over medium heat, then add in the leftovers and sauté for just a few minutes or until warm.
- Chop your vegetables and chicken sausage into even pieces so that it all cooks evenly. I recommend nothing larger than 2 inches, and not smaller than 1 inch.
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Easy Sheet Pan Chicken Sausage
- 2 (two) 18×13 inch baking sheets
- Parchment Paper
- Large bowl
- 2 tablespoons olive oil see Notes
- 3 garlic cloves minced
- ½ teaspoon dried thyme leaves
- ½ teaspoon dried rosemary
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- 16 ounces smoked chicken sausage cut into bite-sized pieces
- 2 medium sweet potatoes peeled and chopped
- 2 large broccoli crowns chopped into florets
- 1 large bell pepper chopped
- 1 red onion chopped
- Preheat oven to 400° Fahrenheit and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, mix together the olive oil, minced garlic, dried thyme leaves, dried rosemary leaves, salt, and black pepper. Add in the vegetables and sausage, then toss to combine.
- Transfer everything to your prepared baking sheets, then bake for 30 minutes, tossing halfway through.
- Remove from the oven and season with additional salt and pepper if you’d like.
- Make it Vegan/Vegetarian: Use cubed tofu in this recipe, instead of chicken sausage.
- Olive Oil: Feel free to use avocado oil instead of olive oil.
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Hi! I’m Sam, a travel, food and fitness enthusiast from the New York metro area. I love creating new and inventive recipes, and my favorite part is sharing them with others. My love of food goes all the way back to my early childhood, I grew up cooking alongside my mom and Nonna – the two best cooks I know! When I’m not in the kitchen, I’m either planning my next vacation, spending time outdoors (preferably on a beach), or bingeing Netflix’s latest docu-series. My passion for eating and living well led me to create the blog and Instagram account, Sam Does Her Best, where I health-ify my favorite comfort foods. I’m a big believer that good-for-you food can still be exploding with flavor and (most importantly) easy to make. I’m thrilled to be here at 40 Aprons doing what I do best – creating, photographing, and sharing delicious recipes with you all!