Category Archives: Pork

Pork recipes

Brats N Fixins

Originally posted 06/05/16

It sure looks like summer is upon on us!  Beautiful, blue skies and sunshine helps make perfect days for baseball, softball, t-ball and other summer sports!  That brings us to this week’s featured recipe!  Brats N Fixins is so quick and easy, I’m betting that it just may be a frequent ‘go-to’ recipe when you’re running tight on time and need that meal ready in a hurry!  And how can you go wrong with brats?  Especially when they take 20 to 25 minutes from start to finish (when using fresh or thawed brats).  Give em a try!  They’re delicious AND quick!  Have a great week!  Lisa

If you enjoy these recipes, be sure to check out my  Cornfed Creations Cookbook that features over 100 different recipes for quick and easy meal fixin’s.

Brats N Fixins

Brats N Fixins

Yields 8

Quick, simple and delicious!

10 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

2 lbs. bratwurst
1 large onion, halved, sliced
3 T. butter
2 T. canola oil
1-15 oz. can sour kraut
1-15 oz. can fire roasted tomatoes, salsa style
2 t. garlic, minced

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, over medium heat, melt butter with canola oil.
  2. Add onions to skillet and saute until just beginning to turn opaque.
  3. Add bratwurst and brown on all sides. Add garlic to skillet and top brats evenly with sour kraut and then the fire roasted tomatoes.
  4. Cover and reduce heat to low.
  5. Continue to cook on low until bratwursts are done and sour kraut and tomatoes are bubbling. Serve immediately.
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Smoked Sausage and Cabbage

03/13/16

This week’s featured recipe, Smoked Sausage and Cabbage, is a one skillet meal that’s absolutely bursting with flavor!  The savory combination of sausage, garlic, onion and cabbage are delicious together!  Add that to the flavor pop you get from letting these ingredients simmer in chicken broth and this time saving, delicious meal will be a ‘go to’ choice when your running low on time and need to feed your family in a hurry!  Give it a try and drop me a line to let me know what the results are at your house!  Have a great week!  Lisa

If you enjoy these recipes, be sure to check out my  Cornfed Creations Cookbook that features over 100 different recipes for quick and easy meal fixin’s.

Smoked Sausage and Cabbage

Yields 4-6

A delicious one skillet meal!

10 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

30 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

​16 oz. pkg. smoked sausage, sliced 1/2 inch thick
1 medium head of cabbage, cored & thickly sliced
1 medium onion, diced
2 t. garlic, minced
1 c. chicken broth
2 T. olive oil
1 T. butter
Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil and melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and sauté until onion starts to turn opaque and caramelize.
  3. Then add the sliced cabbage, sliced sausage, minced garlic, chicken broth, salt and pepper and stir to combine, then cover to cook.
  4. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, over medium heat until cabbage is tender and sausage is hot.
  5. Remove from heat and serve.
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Cheesy Shells & Sausage

Originally posted 01/24/16

Hey everyone!  Hope ya’ll are staying safe and warm this winter!  This week’s featured recipe, Cheesy shells & sausage, is a handy ‘go-to’ recipe that’s sure to please the family and fit your busy schedule.  This simple but scrumptious meal solution goes together quickly, and paired with a family favorite veggie, I think you’ll enjoy putting it together on days when time is short!  Give it a try and let me know what you think!  Also, please be sure to check out the Cookbook page!  I’ve added a picture of my cookbook and you can find information there if you’re interested in placing an order!  Take care and have a great week!  Lisa 

Cheesy Shells & Sausage

Cheesy shell pasta with sausage!

5 minPrep Time

20 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

1 lb. smoked sausage, fully cooked
16 oz. pkg. shell pasta
18 oz. processed cheese food, cubed
¼ c. butter
½ c. milk
Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, slice smoked sausage into one inch sections and heat through in a large skillet or Dutch oven.
  3. Drain pasta and add to skillet with smoked sausage.
  4. Stir in butter, milk and cubed cheese.
  5. Continue to stir until butter and cheese are melted.
  6. Serve immediately.

Notes

You could add a can of veggies to this recipe and create a whole meal in one!

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Sausage Zucchini Bake

Hey everyone!  Looks like back to school time is upon us once again, and if you’re like me, I’m trying to use up the last of the garden fresh zucchini that we harvested.  It’s such a versatile vegetable and I love to use it in many different recipes.  The one I’m sharing with you this week is really quite tasty and makes for an easy one dish meal!  That makes serving it easy and clean up a snap!  Pairing  zucchini with herbs, onion, garlic, bell pepper and sausage creates a wonderful flavor and is sure to not only help you put those zucchini to good use, but will have your family asking for seconds!  I hope that you’ll give this recipe a try and be sure to drop me a line to let me know how it turned out for you and your family!  I’d love to hear from you!  Until next time, have a great week!!…. Lisa

Sausage Zucchini Bake

Yields 8-10

A delicious way to use the ever versatile Zucchini!

15 minPrep Time

60 minCook Time

1 hr, 15 Total Time

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Ingredients

3 medium zucchini, sliced
1 large onion, sliced
8 oz. pkg. baby bella mushrooms, sliced
½ medium bell pepper, diced
2 t. salt
¼ c. fresh basil
1 t. dried oregano
4 T. butter
3 t. garlic, minced
½ c. Parmesan cheese
1 lb. bulk pork sausage
6 eggs, lightly beaten
2 (16 oz. pkg.) mozzarella cheese
2 (8 oz. cans) crescent rolls

Instructions

  1. In a greased, 9”x 13” pan, press crescent rolls in the bottom and up the sides. Set aside. In a large skillet, melt butter and add zucchini, onion, mushrooms, bell pepper, salt, basil and oregano. Cook over medium heat until tender. Drain liquid from vegetables and set aside. In another skillet, brown sausage, drain fat and add to the vegetables. In a large bowl, combine garlic, Parmesan cheese, eggs and one package of the mozzarella cheese. Pour this mixture over vegetables and sausage. Top with remaining package of cheese and cook at 375’ for 40-45 minutes or until center reaches 165’F.
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