Smoked Sausage with Vegetables and Tomatoes


Cajuns are known for the art of making fresh and smoked sausage. Sausage making is a traditional food preservation technique that can be accomplished by curing, drying, or smoking.


  • 6 to 8 ounces of your favorite fully-cooked smoked sausage
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 cups zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, halved and sliced
  • 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp basil
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 cup canned tomatoes
  • 2 ounces shredded processed cheese
  • cooked rice


Step 1

Slice sausage crosswise into 1/4 inch circles; pan fry in oil in large frying pan, stirring lightly until lightly browned.

Step 2

Push sausage to the side of the pan and add the onions and zucchini to the drippings; pan frying for two minutes.

Step 3

Add the mushrooms and garlic and continue pan frying for one minute more. Sprinkle basil and oregano over the vegetables then stir in the tomatoes. Combine the sausage from the side of the pan with the vegetables and cook 3 to 5 minutes stirring occasionally. Stir in the cheese and serve over cooked rice.


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