Background and History:
Sheet pan dinners are all about simplicity, and this dish is no exception. Combining the heartiness of chicken sausage with the earthy flavors of roasted cabbage, this meal is a contemporary twist on classic comfort food. While the specific history of this recipe is not well-documented, the concept of roasting sausages and vegetables together has been enjoyed in various culinary traditions for centuries.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cooking Time: 25 minutes
- 1 pound chicken sausages (flavor of your choice)
- 1 small green cabbage, cut into wedges
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
- On a sheet pan, arrange the chicken sausages and cabbage wedges.
- In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, minced garlic, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.
- Drizzle the olive oil mixture over the sausages and cabbage, ensuring even coverage.
- Roast in the preheated oven for approximately 20-25 minutes, or until the sausages are cooked through, and the cabbage is tender and slightly caramelized.
- Garnish with fresh parsley, if desired.
- Calories: Approximately 300 per serving
- Protein: Around 15g
- Carbohydrates: Approximately 15g
- Fat: About 20g
- Customize the dish with your favorite flavor of chicken sausages.
- You can add other vegetables like carrots, onions, or potatoes to the mix.
- Drizzle with a balsamic glaze or a squeeze of lemon juice for extra flavor.
- Check for potential allergens in the chicken sausages and specific dietary requirements.
Enjoy the simplicity and comforting flavors of Basic Sheet Pan Chicken Sausage and Roasted Cabbage, a modern take on the classic combination of roasted sausages and vegetables. This easy and wholesome meal is perfect for a quick and satisfying dinner.