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sausage and asparagus in cast iron skillet with wooden spoon

Spicy Cajun Asparagus and Sausage Skillet

This Spicy Cajun Asparagus and Sausage Skillet is the quick and easy dinner your family needs! Packed with seasonal veggies and even more flavor this meal is healthy, fresh and perfect for a busy weeknight meal. 

Course Dinner
Cuisine Cajun
Keyword asparagus skillet, cajun asparagus, cajun sausage skillet
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 467 kcal
Author Hayley

Ingredients

  • 1 Bunch Asparagus Chopped into 2" pieces
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 4 Red Potatoes Cubed
  • 2 Carrots Sliced into 1/4" pieces
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper Diced
  • 1/2 Medium Yellow Onion Diced
  • 1 Package/14 oz Smoked Sausage Sliced into 1/2" pieces
  • 2 Tsp Cajun Seasoning
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Black Pepper

Instructions

  1. Prepare all ingredients by dicing and chopping all vegetables and the sausage. Bring the 2 cups of water to a boil in a medium sized pan.

  2. Add chopped asparagus to boiling water and set timer for 5 minutes. While asparagus is boiling, add oil to a skillet over medium heat and add potatoes and add potatoes and carrots in a single layer.

  3. Once asparagus has boiled for 5 minutes and turned bright green drain pot and set aside. Allow potatoes and carrots to cook for 15 minutes or until they begin to soften. 

  4. Push potatoes and carrots to the edges of the skillet and add onions, peppers, and sausage to skillet. Add seasoning to skillet and cook for an additional 10 minutes or until onions have softened and sausage has browned. 

  5. Add asparagus to skillet to and throughly mix all ingredients so they have all been evenly coated in the seasoning. Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

Amount of seasoning can be adjusted to taste if too spicy.