Friday, July 25

TABLE FOR TWO: Italian Sausage Skillet

After a long day it is great to be able to enjoy a nice home cooked meal. But after a long day it is hard to want to cook a big meal, here is a great comfort dish that will do the trick. Hearty, filling, and extremely tasty an Italian skillet cooks in under 30 minutes, it is bound to leave you full and smiling!

Full time 25-30 minutes
Serves 2 (possibly 3)

The needs-

2 large white potatoes, diced into 1/2" pieces
1 lb. Italian sausage, cut into 1/2" pieces
1 medium onion, diced into 1/2" pieces
1/4 cup chicken stock or water
1/4 cup Parmesan grated cheese
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp butter
2 tsp dried basil
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp onion powder
1-2 tsp garlic powder

The know-

In a large deep skillet heat olive oil over medium high heat.

Add in potatoes and spread out to form an even single layer the best you can.

Season with basil, salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder.Stirring well to fully incorporate.

Cook, stirring occasionally for 5-8 minutes or until edges have begun to golden. 

Lower heat to medium and add stock into pan.

Allow to cook 10 minutes until all liquid has been absorbed before stirring.

Give a good stir and add onions into the pan, stir again to incorporate.

Add butter into pan and allow it to fully melt and absorb into potatoes and onions.

Push potatoes and onions to edges of pan and create a empty space in the middle. 

Add sausage to center of pan and cook 5-8 minutes or until sausage has begun to brown and cook through.

Stir sausage to incorporate into medley and continue cooking 5-8 minutes until sausage is completely cooked.
Sprinkle across Parmesan cheese and let it sit on top for a minute or two.

Give pan a good stir once you are ready to serve.

Remove from heat and move to serving plate, cheers!