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sausage, potato, onion, pepper and broccoli with cheese sprinkled on top makes an easy dinner

Sausage and Potato Skillet

This easy Sausage and Potato Skillet has been a longtime family favorite meal!  Kielbasa, frozen potatoes O'Brien and broccoli topped with cheese makes a delicious one-skillet meal that is also great for meal prep!  
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Sausage and Potato Skillet
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 620kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 1 pound Kielbasa or Smoked Sausage cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 bag frozen broccoli or 4 cups of fresh broccoli
  • 1 bag frozen potatoes O'Brien
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • salt optional
  • pepper optional


  • Heat oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet.
  • Brown pieces of smoked sausage on each side, when browned set aside on a clean plate.
  • Ensure there is still oil in the skillet, add garlic, potatoes and broccoli, cover.
  • Stir occasionally until the potatoes and broccoli are cooked. Add oil if needed to prevent burning during the cooking process.
  • Season with salt and pepper if desired.
  • When potatoes and broccoli are soft, no longer frozen and cooked to the desired doneness return sausage to skillet and sprinkle cheese over top. Takes 15 - 20 minutes to cook. Serve warm.


Calories: 620kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 1156mg | Potassium: 484mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 283IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 223mg | Iron: 2mg