Skillet Sausage and Zucchini combine succulent and speedy in one savory dish! In just 20 minutes or less, you have a skillet filled with garden green zucchini cooked to tender delectability and browned, crispy sausage circles. Seasoned to true perfection, Skillet Sausage and Zucchini is a delightful one pan meal that will satisfy you, especially during busy weeknights.
Ingredients• 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided • 4 sausages, fully cooked, sliced into circles 1/4-inch thick • 2 medium zucchini, sliced • 1 onion, cut into 3/4 inch pieces • 1 bell pepper, any color, cut into 3/4-inch pieces • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder • 1/4 teaspoon pepper • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced • fresh basil, optional, for garnish
Heat up 1 tablespoon of the oil in a skillet over a medium-high-heat.
Once the oil is hot, add in the chopped up sausage and sautè, flipping the sausage often until the sausage has some browning, about 3 minutes.
Transfer the sausage from the pan and set it aside.
Lower the heat to medium and add in the remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons of the olive oil into the skillet together with the zucchini, onion, and bell pepper.
Sprinkle the vegetables with the garlic powder, oregano, basil, onion powder, pepper, and salt. Stir it evenly.
Allow the mixture to cook until the onion is translucent and soft and the peppers and zucchini are near tender, about 5 minutes.
Add the browned sausage and minced garlic into the skillet, stirring and then covering the dish.
Taste for seasoning, garnish with basil, and serve.