Nothing weenie about these simple sausage recipes.
These lightly seasoned meat patties are a Danish home-cooked supper staple. This recipe is from my Grandma Sorenson, who raised her daughters during the Great Depression in a converted chicken coop in Los Angeles. Served with pan gravy, good Danes would have an onion and cheese bread with butter to go with this, as well as red cabbage and a good beer.
This is a classic my mother taught me when I was young and she had to work. It's a hearty way to end a cold winter's day. Just throw everything in a sauce pan on low or into a crock pot and let it cook all day. This is a family sized recipe, cut it in half if you are cooking for two.
A good friend of ours brought this soup to us shortly after the birth of our first child. It's very hearty, simple to make, and has a wonderful flavor. An alternate method to prepare this soup is to mix all the ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on low for 5 hours.
This recipe is a great Valentine's Day either side dish or meal and very easy to make, everyone loves it!
My all-time favorite recipe, which my Dad makes every year on New Years Day for the college Bowl games. I prefer the ham hocks, but you can substitute a ham bone for them. To slice the sausage easier, put it in the freezer for about 20 minutes first. The longer you cook it the creamier the beans get; I love to let it simmer all day, the smell is wonderful. Serve with hot rice.
A buddy of mine LOVES all things pepperoni. So why not dump a bunch into a tomato-based pasta soup and see what happens? Broiled cheese on the top sets it off. Be sure to serve with breadsticks!!!
Kielbasa, peppers and onions get a flavorful touch from apples and fresh garlic. Quick and easy!!! Serve with warm bread.
Healthy school lunch for kids and adults.
This aromatic smoked sausage side dish is SO addicting, you might just turn it into a main dish. Serve over rice or noodles, or just by itself.
This is a good dish to serve on a cold day when the family has been out and about. It is both filling and full of taste. Our family likes it on weekends when we can enjoy the aroma for a few hours before time to eat. For those who like a little extra kick, hot Italian sausage can be substituted for the sweet sausage.
This is a burger that my son and I created. It's a burger with black beans and sausage and Creole seasoning. It also has Cheddar cheese in it and is topped off with barbeque sauce and onion.
This party dip never comes home. I make it and take it. Then when the game's over, all I have to do is take home the empty dish!
I've been making this chili for years, and everybody who tries it just raves about it, even my boss says its better than hers and she's a Chef. Top with shredded cheese and green onions.
A delicious lower calorie, lower fat alternative to traditional Italian Sausage soup.
This is a quick throw together casserole that is seriously stick-to-your-ribs good!
Even though this recipe says it serves four, you'll want to at least double it to get you through the whole game - maybe even triple it. Get enough beer - both for cooking and drinking. Don't get the wimpy kind, get the real stuff.
In this kickass riff on a classic Wisconsin butter burger, I incorporate some other great Wisconsin ingredients: butter and beer!! No man can resist the pure greatness of this burger...
Green Chili is very popular where I live in New Mexico, you can find it in almost anything. I decided to pair up our state's famous green chili with eggs and cheese for a delicious breakfast burrito. As a nod to our neighbor state, Texas, I added jalapenos which gave the burritos a great kick. It's perfect "man" food for breakfast - it fills you up, has some heat, and doesn't take all day to prepare. Also, this breakfast is portable, wrap them tightly in foil and you are good to go!
Yeah, you read that right, bucko. Sausage *and* tater tots. Together. How have we put a man on the moon and not managed this yet?
A huge stew. Only advised for those with huge appetites and large amounts of work to do, such as hauling or lifting.