11 Best Andouille Sausage Recipes (Easy Recipes with Andouille Sausage)

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Andouille sausage is often used in Creole cuisine but is also versatile enough to be enjoyed in soups, casseroles, pasta dishes and more! 

In this post we’re sharing a few tidbits about andouille sausage and 11 recipes for you to try in your own kitchen.  

What is Andouille Sausage?

Andouille is a smoked pork sausage that’s popular in Creole dishes. It is typically seasoned with garlic, pepper, wine, and a variety of spices. It has a firm texture and a natural casing that snaps when crisp. 

Best Andouille Sausage Recipes

Seafood Gumbo with Andouille Sausage

Enjoy the authentic flavors of Louisiana in this tasty gumbo! It takes about an hour to make and is comforting and hearty!

Louisiana Crawfish Boil

When the weather’s nice and warm it’s time for a crawfish boil! This dish takes just 5 minutes of prep time and 20 minutes to cook. Serve it with lots of French bread, cold beer, lemonade, and iced tea! 

Andouille Chicken Sausage Veggie Kabobs

Sheet-pan dinners are super easy and convenient! This one uses chicken andouille sausage, mini potatoes, red onion, bell peppers, and a variety of spices. Slice the sausage and serve it stacked on skewers with the veggies alongside your favorite green salad! 

Cornbread Stuffing with Andouille Sausage

Switch up your cornbread stuffing and use andouille sausage instead of regular bulk sausage! It adds a wonderful smokey flavor that you’ll love! 

Andouille-Stuffed Peppers

The next time your family asks for stuffed peppers, replace the ground beef with andouille sausage! This recipe has just 5 ingredients and bakes up beautifully in just 45 minutes!  

Skillet Cajun Potatoes with Andouille Sausage

This one-skillet dish is just what you need for busy weeknights! It’s ready to enjoy in just 50 minutes and you’ll love the flavors and textures. 

Andouille Sausage Pot Pie

A package of frozen puff pastry makes easy work of this savory pot pie. It’s hearty, delicious, and easy to make! Serve it with a crisp green salad for a complete meal! 

One-Pot Andouille Sausage Skillet Pasta

One-pot dishes are the best invention since sliced bread! This hearty pasta dish is ready to enjoy in just 30 minutes and couldn’t be easier to make. 

Andouille Sausage Vegetable Soup

This hearty soup is so jammed with sausage and veggies that we’re tempted to call it a stew! It’s keto-friendly, super-easy to make, and is ready to enjoy in just 25 minutes. 

Black-Eyed Peas with Andouille Sausage

You’ll love the flavor combination of creamy black-eyed peas and spicy andouille sausage! This comforting meal can be prepared on the stove-top or in the slow cooker! 

Instant Pot Jambalaya

Your Instant Pot will make easy work of this classic jambalaya! It features the delicious flavors of andouille sausage, plump shrimp, and Cajun seasonings. 

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Seafood Gumbo

Andouille Sausage and Seafood Gumbo Recipe

By: Izzy
Enjoy the authentic flavors of Louisiana in this tasty gumbo! It takes about an hour to make and is comforting and hearty!
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Total: 55 minutes
Servings: 6


For the Roux

  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

Seafood Gumbo

  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 3 celery stalks chopped
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning add more if prefer
  • 4-6 cups chicken broth add more if prefer
  • 3/4 pound andouille sausages sliced into coins
  • 1 pound mixed seafood such as mussels octopus, crab legs, crawfish or lobster
  • 1 pound raw large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • salt to taste
  • optional cooked white rice for serving


  • Brown the sausage: Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Then add the sliced sausage in a single layer. Cook for about 2 minutes per side until lightly browned. Transfer the sausage to a plate and set aside.
  • Make the roux: In a large pot over medium-low heat, add oil. Whisk in flour gradually until combined. Continue to cook, stirring constantly for about 20 to 30 minutes until the mixture reaches a brown color as milk chocolate. Keep a close eye on the roux and not to let it burn, adjusting the heat if needed. You can add more flour or oil if necessary.
  • Cook the veggies: Add veggies, garlic, bay leaves, and green onions. Then add chicken broth to the roux. Turn the heat to medium and stir well. Bring to a boil and cook for 5-6 minutes or until the veggies are slightly tender.
  • Season the broth: Add Cajun seasoning and salt. Taste and add more if needed.
  • Cook the seafood: Add seafood mix and cook for 2 minutes. Then add shrimp and cook for 3 minutes or until the shrimp turns pink. Add back the cooked sausages and mix well. Serve warm over rice and enjoy!

Nutrition information provided is an estimate only and will vary based on ingredient brands and cooking methods used.

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About Izzy

I'm Izzy, a food lover and photographer. Here you’ll find a collection of simple recipes that are perfect for busy people. My blog aims to help you make and enjoy delicious and healthy food at home.

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