Chicken and Sausage in Tomato Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Top Review by surus

This recipe was easy to make with things on hand and came out great. I used a cut up chicken and 2 hot and 2 mild Italian sausages. I used one can of diced tomatoes and one jar of spaghetti sauce. I also substituted Italian seasoning for the basil. I did everything in one heavy iron casserole to save on cleanup. I served it over whole wheat penne pasta. Great flavor and leftovers were super too!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat Oil in a large heavy skillet.
  2. Add the garlic and saute until light golden.
  3. Remove the garlic and reserve.
  4. Prick the sausages in several places and then sear them in the hot oil.
  5. Remove and set aside, covered.
  6. Brown chicken well on all sides in the same skillet.
  7. Remove and set aside, covered.
  8. Pour 1 T of the drippings into a large Dutch oven or casserole.
  9. Discard remaining drippings or save them for another use. (Do not wash skillet; you will nedd it later.) Crush the tomatoes with your hands and add them, with their juice, to the drippings.
  10. Add the tomato paste, salt, freshly ground pepper, basil and reserved garlic.
  11. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
  12. Add the sausage and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes.
  13. Add the chicken, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes more.
  14. Meanwhile, deglaze the skillet with the wine.
  15. Stir wine into the sauce and simmer for a final 10 minutes.
  16. Sprinkle with parsley.
  17. Serve with pasta and freshly grated Parmesan Cheese.

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