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One pan and a few simple ingredients is all you need to make this simple Turkey Sausage, potatoes and apples recipe. This meal is a lifesaver when you want something quick, easy and tasty. With delicious flavors and a short cook time makes this a perfect dinner for your busy family.

big pan of sliced turkey sausage with potatoes and apples

Easy one pot dinners like this Turkey Sausage and Potatoes with Apples is such a great dinner for those crazy busy weeknights when you have to be in 10 different places at once! It takes just a few minutes to prep the vegetables and apples, then a few more to cook the potatoes.

The flavors in this Turkey Sausage meal are both sweet and savory but compliment each other so perfectly. If you are looking for other simple meals that the whole fam will love check out my other recipes for easy 30 minutes meals.

big pan of sliced turkey sausage with sliced potatoes and apples

Turkey Sausage, Potatoes and Apples Ingredients

This healthy one pan meal with turkey sausage takes just a few simple ingredients. I love cooking with turkey sausage because it comes cooked, so all you have to do is slice it and heat it, dinner win! To make this one pan meal, you will need the following:

  • 13 ounces Turkey Sausage
  • 6 red potatoes- thinly sliced so they will cook quickly
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Gala apples diced into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme- or one teaspoon dry thyme if you don’t have fresh
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Juice of one lemon

⭐️ Full ingredient measurements and recipe instructions can be found in the recipe card at the bottom of this post.

thinly sliced potatoes cooking in a large skillet

How to Make Turkey Sausage with Potatoes

Just like this recipe has just a few ingredients, it only takes a few simple steps to make. Let’s walk through the simple steps it takes to make this easy dinner recipe:

Step 1: Start with a large, 12 inch skillet, over medium heat. Add in the olive oil and potatoes. Cook the potatoes until just crispy for 4-5 minutes.

Step 2: Add the onion and garlic into the same pan and cook for about 1 minute.

cooked turkey sausage and thinly sliced potatoes and apples in a large skillet

Step 3: Add in the sliced turkey sausage with the apples, thyme, salt and black pepper. Cook for another 4-5 minutes until the potatoes are soft and the turkey sausage is heated through and browned. Add additional oil if needed.

Step 4: Squeeze fresh lemon juice over the pan just before serving.

apples, sliced potatoes and sliced turkey sausage in a large skillet

How to Store Leftovers

If you are making this for meal prep to eat in the future, or you have some leftover from dinner this is so easy to store for later. Place any leftovers of this turkey sausage meal into an air tight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Reheat in the microwave for 1-2 minutes until heated through.

large skillet with slice potatoes, apples and turkey sausage

What to Serve with Turkey Sausage Recipe:

This dish can be a meal on it’s own, but if you are looking to make it a little more hearty, try some of these with it:

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Turkey Sausage with Potatoes and Apples

One pan and a few simple ingredients is all you need to make this simple Turkey Sausage, potatoes and apples recipe.
Prep Time7 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time22 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 323kcal


  • 13 ounces turkey sausage sliced into 1/4 inch rounds
  • 6-8 red potatoes unpeeled and sliced thin
  • 1/2 red onion sliced thin
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 gala apples sliced into small pieces
  • 1 tablespoon thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • fresh lemon juice


  • Place a large, 12 inch skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil and potatoes, season with salt and pepper. Cook for 3-4 minutes until just crisp on the outside.
  • Add in sliced onion and minced garlic. Cook and stir for an additional 1 minute
  • Add sausage, apples and thyme to the pan and stir to combine. Continue to cook and stir the pan until the potatoes are soft and the turkey sausage is heated through, about 4-5 additional minutes.
  • Squeeze lemon juice over the pan and serve.



  • Nutrition facts are just an estimate


Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 598mg | Potassium: 1219mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 3mg
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: 30 Minute Meal, Dinner
Keyword: Turkey Sausage with Potatoes and Apples
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