Easy Sheet Pan Sausage Bake Recipe - sausage, potatoes, and zucchini baked with herbs on a sheet pan for an easy dinner with sides all in one dish!
If you love sausage, and you're looking for a delicious and super easy way to make a delicious one pot dinner, this recipe is for you.
We're baking bratwurst (or other sausages) with potatoes and zucchini so you can make your main dish and sides all in one - for a hearty, rich dinner right from the same sheet pan!
While this dish contains potatoes, we're also including notes below on how you can make a delicious keto sausage bake with a simple swap for cauliflower instead of potatoes - so don't shy away from this recipe if you're staying low carb.
You can also swap out some of the vegetables we have for others, and use other types of sausages, using our notes below.
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What Sausage To Bake On a Sheetpan
You can pick different sausages for this dinner - look for something roughly bratwurst sized.
If you chose a pre-cooked sausage (some bratwurst, polska kielbasa, or other smoked sausages) reduce their cook-time as you'll want to bake them for flavor - but they won't need as much as they are already cooked.
- Italian Sausage
- Polska Kielbasa - reduce cooktime as it will be pre-cooked
Vegetables To Bake With Sausages
This dish is perfect for an easy meal since you're cooking a side dish right along with your sausage - so feel free to swap out vegetables to whatever you have on hand or whatever you're craving!
Some of our favorite ideas to bake with one pan sausage bake:
- Spaghetti squash
- Bell Peppers
- Sweet Potato
Keto Sausage Bake
This recipe was designed to be an easy and quick family friendly dinner - but can really easily be made low carb friendly and keto diet approved with a simple modification.
To make this dish keto, please omit diced potatoes and replace with a head of cauliflower, cut into 2" chunks (similar to a potato wedge shape).
Continue with recipe as written below.
How To Tell When Sausage is Done
Sausage, especially sausages with some herbs, can look pink even when fully cooked - and some can look cooked, when not yet at a food safe temperature.
Because sausage is ground, and stuffed into casing, there is more opportunity for bacteria to grow - so please fully cook sausages, everytime you cook them.
For this reason we strongly recommend using a digital food thermometer to gauge when your sausage is done cooking.
Sausage is considered free from food-borne illness and done cooking at 160 degrees.
What to Serve With Sausage Bake
This dish is an all-in-one recipe, where the side dish bakes with the main dish - so a side isn't strictly needed - but we're rounding up some of our favorites to serve with this sausage bake below:
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Leftover sausage bake can be stored in an airtight container for up to five days.
Sausage is considered fully cooked when it has reached 160 degrees internal temperature.
For our top pick for a digital cooking thermometer, please click here.
Easy Sheet Pan Sausage Bake Recipe
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- ½ cup of olive oil + more for drizzling
- 1 teaspoon of dried basil
- 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon of dried rosemary
- 1 teaspoon of chili flakes
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 3 heaping cups of Idaho potatoes (about 4 medium potatoes), peeled and cut into bite size pieces
- 3 cups of zucchini squash (about 2 medium size zucchini), quartered and cut into large bite size pieces
- 1 (19-oz) package of bratwurst sausage
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and line a 12x16 inch baking pan with parchment paper and set aside.
- Mix the olive oil, basil, garlic powder, oregano, rosemary, chili flakes and salt together in a small bowl.
- Add the potatoes to a large bowl and pour half of the olive oil mix over top and stir to combine.
- Add the potatoes to the prepared baking pan and spread them out in an even layer.
- Bake the potatoes for 15 minutes.
- Add the squash to the bowl and pour the remaining olive oil blend on top and toss to combine.
- Once ready, add the squash to the pan and mix it in with the potatoes then add the sausage to the pan.
- Drizzle a bit of olive oil on top of the sausages then bake for 20-25 more minutes or until the sausages have cooked through. Flip the sausages over and toss the veggies around half-way through to ensure even baking.
- Serve with freshly chopped parsley for garnish if desired.
This sausage bake can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.
Amount Per Serving Calories 431Total Fat 39gSaturated Fat 8gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 29gCholesterol 26mgSodium 860mgCarbohydrates 15gFiber 3gSugar 3gProtein 8g
Nutrition is automatically calculated by Nutritionix - please verify all nutrition information independently and consult with a doctor or nutritionist for any and all medical and diet advice.