Sausage So Simple – Oktoberfest Skillet Recipe Using Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage


What did you guys have for dinner tonight? Look at the picture above - I whipped up a delicious Oktoberfest Skillet using Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage in no time flat. It was absolutely delicious and done in about 15 minutes from start to finish.

I almost always have a package or two of Hillshire Farms Smoked Sausage in my refrigerator. The price is right and they have a nice long expiration date. It's precooked so it's perfect for those those days that I need dinner on the table in a flash. The sausage is pre-seasoned so I can have a dinner with hearty flavor with only a few ingredients. I am a huge fan of one skillet wonders - less mess is a good thing in my world. Plus, if my guys see the Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage they are sure to gobble it up!

Dinner time at my house means everyone at the table. With our crazy schedule this is the one time we get to catch on the day. I want to give my family a meal they love without having to spend a ton of time in the kitchen. There is more to a meal than preparation, so spend less time in the kitchen and more time at the table by cooking with smoked sausage.

This is a great time to whip up this recipe. Kroger has Hillshire Farms Smoked Sausage on sale for $2.50 per package. Grab a few ingredients from your pantry and you can put this one together for less than $2 per serving. All it takes is 6 ingredients to whip up a meal that your family will love. Try this Oktoberfest Skillet recipe and let me know what you think!

Oktoberfest Skillet
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Serves: 6
  • 1 package Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage, cut into ½ inch slices
  • 1 pound potatoes, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 bottle flavorful beer of your choice
  • 1 cup Sauerkraut, drained
  • 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard
  1. COOK and stir sausage and potatoes in oil in a large skillet over medium-high, heat sausage until lightly browned. Remove from pan and keep warm.
  2. ADD beer, sauerkraut and mustard to skillet; mixing until blended. Cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes.
  3. RETURN the sausage and potatoes to the skillet; continue cooking for 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally. Salt & Pepper to taste.
COOK’S TIP: For added fresh flavor sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley.

This post and recipe brought to you by Hillshire Farms.

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