Cheesy Chicken Sausage Skillet

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Meal prep ideas for 3 different recipes using the same basic ingredients. Utilizing chicken sausage, potatoes, peppers, carrots, and onions these recipes are meal prepped on the weekend for 20-minute meals.  


  • 1 package al fresco Roasted Garlic or Italian Chicken Sausage
  • 6 medium sized potatoes, diced
  • 1 package pre-cooked Quinoa Rice blend
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup carrots, sliced
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup peppers, diced
  • 1/4 cup onions, diced
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper


  1. To a skillet add olive oil and heat over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onions, peppers, and chicken sausage.
  3. Saute until onions are translucent and chicken sausage is browned.
  4. Add the carrots, potatoes, rice blend, and chicken broth.  Cover and bring to a simmer.
  5. Simmer for 20 minutes or until potatoes are fork tender.
  6. Blend in parmesan cheese and season to taste with salt and pepper.