How to Cook Ring Sausage Easily and Quickly

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Christina Flores

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Healthy Food Recipes: How to Cook Ring Sausage

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Additional Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 1 lb ring sausage, sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes (fresh or canned)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa or brown rice (for serving)
  • Chopped parsley for garnish (optional)

Steps to Cook:

  1. Prepare the Ingredients:

    • Slice the ring sausage into 1-inch pieces.
    • Dice the onion and mince the garlic.
    • Dice the red bell pepper.
    • Slice the mushrooms.
    • Dice the tomatoes (if using fresh).
  2. Cook the Sausage:

    • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
    • Add the sliced ring sausage and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned on all sides, about 5-7 minutes.
    • Transfer the cooked sausage to a plate and set aside.
  3. Sauté the Vegetables:

    • In the same skillet, add the diced onion and minced garlic.
    • Sauté the onion and garlic until they become fragrant and the onion is translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
    • Add the diced red bell pepper and sliced mushrooms to the skillet.
    • Continue cooking the vegetables, stirring occasionally, until they are tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Add the Tomatoes and Seasonings:

    • Add the diced tomatoes (with their juices, if using canned) to the skillet.
    • Stir in the dried oregano, dried basil, and crushed red pepper flakes (if using).
    • Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  5. Combine the Sausage and Vegetables:

    • Return the cooked sausage to the skillet with the vegetables.
    • Gently stir to combine and heat through, about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Serve and Enjoy:

    • Serve the sausage and vegetable mixture over cooked quinoa or brown rice.
    • Garnish with chopped parsley, if desired.

Cook’s Note:

  • For a spicier dish, increase the amount of crushed red pepper flakes or add a pinch of cayenne pepper.
  • Feel free to adjust the vegetable quantities or types based on your personal preferences.
  • This dish can be made ahead of time and reheated before serving.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.

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About Christina Flores

Hi, I am Christina Flores, author of I'm passionate about creating delicious and nutritious recipes to help people lead healthier lives. Join me on this culinary journey as we explore the world of healthy eating together!