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5 from 5 votes

Smoked Sausage, Tomatoes and Okra

This easy skillet meal is delicious served over rice. The flavors are wonderful and it's really easy to make. Great for a busy night.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: smoked sausage skillet meal
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 1 (14 ouncpackage smoked sausage sliced in rounds
  • 2 tablespoons bacon drippings or cooking oil
  • 1 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 chopped green pepper
  • 3 cups peeled and chopped fresh tomatoes or 1 14 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups chopped fresh okra could use frozen
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn could use canned
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning optional
  • few drops hot sauce


  • Brown sausage, green onion and green pepper in bacon drippings.  Add all the remaining ingredients and simmer covered 15-20 minutes until okra is tender.  Serve over rice.  Makes 6 to 8 servings.


You could add some fresh zucchini to this recipe, too. Just chop up a cup of zucchini and add when adding the vegetables.