It doesn’t get more convenient than quick and easy sheet pan dinners. Smoked sausage is seasoned with Cajun seasoning and roasted with green bell peppers and sliced onions.
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I make this dish monthly. At least. It’s quick and easy to prepare, the ingredients are cheap, and my family loves it.
However, I never considered it a blog-worthy recipe. In fact, until this post, there was no recipe. It’s something I’ve always just thrown together without giving much thought to steps and ingredients.
Once I started sending out my weekly meal plans, I realized I this simple sheet pan dinner needed its own post. So what if it’s stupid simple? Isn’t that kind of the appeal?
The onions almost caramelize while they roast in the oven, turning them into a sweet accompaniment to the smoked sausage. I like to season everything with a healthy sprinkle of Tony Chachere’s Cajun seasoning. Cajun seasoning is on the spicy side, so I typically have to season one side of the pan with seasoning and the other side with salt and garlic powder for the kids.
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Sausage and Peppers Sheet Pan Dinner
- 2 (16 oz. each) smoked sausage links, cut into ¼ inch rounds
- 2 bell peppers chopped
- 2 small onion sliced into rings
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1-2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Arrange the sausage, bell peppers, onion rings, and garlic cloves in a single layer on a foil lined baking sheet.
- Drizzle the olive oil over the sausage and veggies. Stir to coat.
- Sprinkle the Cajun seasoning over the top. If you like spice, use more Cajun seasoning. Stir again.
- Roast in the oven for 20 minutes until the peppers and onions are tender.