Basic Sheet Pan Chicken Sausage and Roasted Cabbage

Basic Sheet Pan Chicken Sausage and Roasted Cabbage

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.

Serves: 4


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts:

  • 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.

Allergy Warning:

  • 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.

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