This hearty Skillet Potato Hash with Zucchini and Smoked Sausages is a fantastic way to enjoy fresh from the garden flavors. It’s tasty and filling plus, you likely have the ingredients to make it already on hand. Cubed potatoes, fresh zucchini and smoked sausage marry into a trio of flavors that makes a winning combination every single time.
Easy Skillet Potato Hash with Zucchini and Sausages
I often feel inspired to create a dish simply out of my desire to use up everything I have on hand in my vegetable bin. I can’t bear for anything to go to waste. In those moments, potato hash is a shoe in. It’s an inexpensive dish to make with the bonus of versatility so, you can adapt it based on what you have handy in your fridge. When zucchini is in season, it’s a wonderful challenge to find different ways to include it in whatever I’m making. So today, it became part of this skillet hash and it provided texture and flavor making it so good. This one-skillet meal is also versatile. If you’d like to skip the carbs you can omit the potatoes and make this skillet using all zucchini, instead.
How to Make the BEST Skillet Potato Hash Recipe
- Ingredients you’ll need to make homemade Skillet Potato Hash with Zucchini and Sausages: Yukon gold potatoes, pork or turkey smoked sausage, fresh zucchini, red bell pepper, green bell pepper, onion, olive oil, seasoned salt and black pepper and green onions.
- Kitchen tools you’ll need: One large 12 inch skillet, sharp knife and cutting board, vegetable peeler, large spoon and measuring spoons.
- You can use turkey or pork sausage in this recipe. Kielbasa or andouille will work perfectly.
- This recipe takes less than thirty minutes to prepare making it low stress, too. You could cut the zucchini, bell peppers and onion in advance and pop them into the refrigerator in plastic storage bags until you’re ready to assemble the dish for cooking.
- You can use another variety of potatoes in this recipe. Please note, the cooking time may need to be adjusted depending on the type used.
- It’s best to use a large skillet for hash so the potatoes will get that brown char and not simply steam. Once you add them to the pan, let them sit and avoid stirring too much or they may break apart.
- When do you serve potato hash? I serve this hash for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. There’s no wrong time of day for a quick skillet meal.
- Store Potato Hash chilled in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave in single serving portions or in a non stick skillet over medium heat.
More Easy Skillet Meals to Make
- Farmer’s Breakfast Skillet is made with simple ingredients you likely already have on hand.
- Supreme Pizza Pasta Skillet comes together in no time flat.
- Cheesy Nacho Beef Rotini Skillet is a one dish meal.
- Skillet Cowboy Rice Casserole is packed with flavor.
- Skillet Fried Chicken with Bacon Gravy is comfort food 101.
- Colorful Sauteed Sirloin Tips with Bell Peppers and Onion.
- Simple Skillet Pork Chops from Barefoot in the Kitchen.
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Skillet Potato Hash with Zucchini and Smoked Sausages
- 1 13 oz smoked pork or turkey sausage
- 1 medium sweet onion diced
- 1 medium red bell pepper diced
- 1 medium green bell pepper or poblano pepper diced
- 1 tsp seasoned salt (adjust to taste)
- 1 tsp black pepper (or crushed red pepper flakes to taste)
- 4 Tbsp olive oil
- 2 medium garlic cloves, minced
- 4 cups cubed yukon gold potatoes 1/2 inch cubes
- 1 large zucchini 1/2 inch cubes
- 2 medium green onion thinly sliced
- In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown the smoked sausage in a few drizzles of olive oil. Cook for for 2-3 minutes on each side then remove from the pan and set aside.
- Add the diced onion and peppers to the skillet. Season with seasoned salt and black pepper to your taste. Cook for 2-3 minutes until they’re beginning to soften and brown then add the garlic. Cook for 1 minute.
- Add the potatoes and zucchini to the pan. Cook until the potatoes are browned and fork tender. Around 10 minutes. Add additional oil to the pan as needed.
- Slice the smoked sausage and add back to the pan. Continue to cook until heated through.
- Garnish with chopped green onion and serve immediately.