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Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies {Whole30, Gluten-Free}

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A fast dinner that is pure comfort food, Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies is gluten-free, dairy-free, Whole30 compliant, and paleo. Full of flavor and packed with tons of (frozen!) veggies, this sheet pan dinner is a meal prep dream.

a white bowl with sheet pan sausage and veggies

Sheet pan dinners rule because they cut down on dishes and everything is cooked together in one place. One of our favorite meals (and most popular recipes on the blog) is Crispy Oven-Fried Gnocchi and Veggies. It’s beloved because it is so dang delicious and uses frozen vegetables.

The beauty of this Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies dish is that it is so easy to personalize to your taste and needs. Need low carb options for Paleo/Keto/Primal? Take out the potatoes and this dish is for you!

I know you and I know you love easy ways to get more veggies into your life. You love dishes like Baked Cauliflower Patties and you’ll love this sheet pan dinner!

Want to use up all the vegetables in your veggie drawer or even frozen veggies? This dish is for you. Want to replace the chicken sausage with tofu or veggie sausage? This dish is for you.

Want a complicated meal that takes forever to prep? Um, well…sorry.

If you love fast weeknight dinners, check out these Greek Turkey Meatballs. These gluten-free meatballs cook up in a flash and make an amazing freezer meal.

What’s in Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies?

sausage, carrots, asparagus and other ingredients for sheet pan sausage and veggies

We roast so many dang vegetables in the Cook household that I even created This Guide on Roasting Frozen Vegetables. We love the convenience and how affordable cooking with frozen vegetables is!

What Are the Best Vegetables to Roast Together?

Honestly, you can use any veg for this sheet pan sausage and veggies meal. The trick is to pair things that will finish roasting around the same time.

If you want to use thicker or denser vegetables like russet potatoes or butternut squash, simple make sure the pieces are small so they will cook more quickly.

It’s fine to use 100% frozen vegetables or a mix of fresh and frozen (like I did here). This recipe calls for a whopping 8 cups of vegetables because you’re worth it!

Sheet Pan dinner

These are potatoes. In case you’ve never seen fresh produce before. You’re welcome!

How to Make Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies

*Detailed and printable recipe card is at the bottom of this post.

Place half of a damp towel in the bottom of a microwave-safe bowl. Put the potatoes in the bowl and cover with the rest of the towel. Microwave for 4 minutes.

Carefully remove the potatoes and place on a large sheet pan. Use a large spoon to gently press down on the potatoes to flatten them. Sprinkle with a pinch of kosher salt.

potatoes on a sheet pan and a mixing bowl with veggies

Combine all the rest of the veggies in a large bowl (I use this mixing bowl daily for so many different purposes) and toss with olive oil and seasoning. Spread on the sheet pan. Bake for 12 minutes. Pro tip: If you have any fast cooking vegetables (like asparagus), set those aside to roast with the sausage.

Meanwhile, slice the chicken sausage. Add the sausage to the sheet pan if there is enough room, or another pan if necessary. Bake until it has reached your desired crispiness.

two sheet pans - one with veggies and one with sliced chicken sausage and asparagus

Pro Tips/Recipe Notes

  • Use fully-cooked sausage for this sheet pan sausage and veggies meal.
  • There is no need to cover the food in the pan while it bakes.
  • Divide leftovers into meal prep containers for easy lunches or dinners.
  • Add a fried egg over the top of leftovers for a hearty breakfast.
  • 8 cups of vegetables is a lot. If possible, divide the mixture onto two sheet pans to help everything cook evenly.

overhead photo of sheet pan sausage and veggies in a bowl

More Easy One Pan Recipes Like This

Let’s recap: This recipe is a sheet pan/one pan dinner that is loaded with flavor and delicious veggies and appropriate for a weeknight. It’s packed with healthy protein and versatile veggies and little magical garlic goobers of goodness.

Life is about to get awesome in your house.

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Sheet Pan Dinner - Healthy Sausage and Roasted Vegetables
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Sheet Pan Dinner - Healthy Sausage and Roasted Vegetables is the perfect weeknight (or any night!) easy dinner. One pan. Limited dishes. Lots of healthy veggies. 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy sausage recipe, one pan dinner, weeknight sausage dinner
Servings: 10
Calories: 379 kcal
Ingredients
Everything But the Bagel Seasoning
Sheet Pan Fixin's
  • 6 links chicken sausage fully cooked
  • 5 carrots Peeled and chopped
  • 1 onion cut in half and then in thick slices
  • 8 cloves garlic peeled
  • 2 cups broccoli florets frozen ok!
  • 12 fingerling potatoes
  • .5 pound asparagus frozen ok!
  • 2 cups cauliflower frozen ok!
  • 3 beets
  • 3 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 3 tbsp Everything But the Bagel seasoning, divided
Instructions
Everything But the Bagel Seasoning
  1. Mix equal parts sesame seeds, diced onion, diced garlic, and poppy seeds. Ex: if you're using 1 tbsp of sesame seeds, you'll use 1 tbsp of diced onion, garlic, and poppy seeds. Then add 1/2 of whatever measurement you used of black sesame seeds and kosher salt. Ex: 1 tbsp sesame seeds, diced onion, diced garlic, and poppy seeds. Then 1 1/2 tsp black poppy seeds and kosher salt. Mix, and set aside 3 tbsp. Store any extras in a small air-tight jar.

Sheet Pan Dinner
  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Cover a large sheet pan with foil, making sure it goes up and over the sides.

  2. Take a medium microwave-safe bowl and place a very wet dishtowel in the bottom. Put the potatoes in the bowl, and cover with the edges of the towel and microwave for 4 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, slice the top and bottom off of the beets. Using a sharp knife, slice down the sides to remove the skin. Cut into quarters and add to a large mixing bowl. Add the rest of the veggies, onion, and garlic. Drizzle with 2 tbsp olive oil and 2 tbsp of Everything But The Bagel seasoning. Mix to combine.

  4. Carefully remove the potatoes and place on a large sheet pan. Use a large spoon to gently press down on the potatoes to flatten them. Sprinkle with a pinch of kosher salt.

  5. Add the veggies to the pan. Bake for 12 minutes.

  6. Meanwhile, slice the chicken sausage and toss with 1 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp of the seasoning. 

  7. Add the sausage to the sheet pan if there is enough room, or another pan if necessary. Bake until it has reached your desired crispiness (15-25 more minutes).

Recipe Notes

Use fully-cooked sausage for this sheet pan sausage and veggies meal.

 

There is no need to cover the food in the pan while it bakes.

 

8 cups of vegetables is a lot. If possible, divide the mixture onto two sheet pans to help everything cook evenly.

Nutrition Facts
Sheet Pan Dinner - Healthy Sausage and Roasted Vegetables
Amount Per Serving (1.5 cups)
Calories 379 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 425mg 18%
Potassium 1400mg 40%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 6g
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 108%
Vitamin C 99.6%
Calcium 6.6%
Iron 16.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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11 comments on “Sheet Pan Sausage and Veggies {Whole30, Gluten-Free}”

  1. Very good and love the recipe for the seasoning!!!

  2. I added a little bit of parm cheese (because WHY NOT!). So yummy! WIll make again!

  3. This is so good! I was looking for an easy weeknight dinner and this is it. Threw in the random vegetables rolling around the crisper and some chicken sausage and voila! Dinner was served. Great and easy recipe!

  4. This looks amazing!
    I am actually in the process of planning meals! I’ll have to look for the sausage on my next trip to Costco.

    • Proud of you girl! This weekend our Costco had a huge center aisle display of all the organic, paleo, and gluten-free items in the store. It is like your happy place products all in one spot!

  5. Loving the colours in this.
    I am full of envy for the multi-coloured frozen cauli! Never seen that over here.

  6. I’ve made several versions of this recipe and they ALL have turned out fantastic. My family gobbles them up! We’ve used sausage, chicken and steak so far. I really couldn’t be more pleased with your introducing such a great, easy and healthy dish for us. Thank you!