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Dollywood's Big Sausage Skillet Recipe

dollywood's big sausage skillet recipe

This down home southern dish is full of great country flavor!
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Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Dollywood, peppers, Potatoes, Sausage
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 265kcal
Cost: $10


  • Large Nonstick Skillet
  • Mandolin Slicer or Box Grater
  • chef's knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Wooden Spoon


  • 3 tbsp vegetable shortening
  • 1 lb red potatoes thinly sliced, skin left on
  • 14 oz smoked sausage sliced
  • 1 yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 1 green pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder


  • In a large nonstick skillet, melt 3 tbsp vegetable shortening over medium heat. Add the sliced potatoes to the skillet. Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes until potatoes have cooked through, stirring occasionally.
  • Once potatoes are cooked, add the smoked sausage. Cover and cook an additional 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the sliced vegetables and seasoning. Stir to combine. Cover and cook an additional 5-10 minutes until vegetables have started to soften.


Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.5g | Protein: 11.2g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 958mg | Potassium: 485mg | Fiber: 1.8g | Sugar: 2.4g | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg