Air Fryer Sausage, Potatoes and Veggies

Recipe posted in: Breakfasts, Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners
healthy air fryer sausage recipe

Whether you need a quick, hearty breakfast or a comforting, homestyle dinner, this flavor-packed recipe can be enjoyed any time of the day. Your family will love this tasty sausage and veggie dish that is cooked to perfection in your air fryer.

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To kick off this delicious meal, get started by preheating your air fryer to 400 degrees. Then it’s time to prep your ingredients! This simple recipe has just six simple components, including one cup of quartered baby potatoes, one cup of chopped zucchini, four ounces of sliced chicken sausage, two teaspoons of olive oil and a pinch of garlic powder and pepper. In a large bowl, mix together all of the ingredients except for the sausage. Transfer the veggie mixture to an air fryer basket sprayed with nonstick spray. Air fry for about 12 minutes or until the potatoes are tender, stirring halfway through the cooking time. Add the sausage to the air fryer and fry for another seven minutes.

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One serving of this Air Fryer Sausage, Potatoes and Veggies contains 247 calories and counts as one SmartCarb, one PowerFuel, one Extra and one Vegetable on the Nutrisystem program. Make sure to log this perfectly balanced meal in the NuMi app to stay on track with your meal plan. Just like this recipe, NuMi is super easy to navigate! Quickly enter your food and water intake into your personal food journal with just a few simple taps. You can even set daily reminders and keep track of your exercise and pounds lost throughout your journey. Learn more about the NuMi app, then click here to log this recipe in your journal. >

Looking for more tasty meals to throw in your air fryer? Check out the recipes below for endless diet-friendly ideas!:

If you don’t have an air fryer but still want to enjoy the delicious taste of sausage, check out our recipe for a Chicken Sausage and Peppers Sandwich! The Nutrisystem a la carte menu is also filled with healthy meals featuring sausage. Our Italian-Style Sausage and Peppers, Turkey Sausage and Egg Muffin and Italian Sausage and Turkey Pepperoni Pizza are ready to enjoy after just a few short minutes in the microwave.

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Servings: 2

Calories per Serving: 247

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 SmartCarb, 1 PowerFuel, 1 Extra and 1 Vegetable

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup baby potatoes, quartered
  • 1 cup zucchini, chopped
  • 4 oz. chicken sausage, sliced into ½ inch slices
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 pinch of garlic powder
  • 1 pinch black pepper

Directions:

  1. Preheat air fryer to 400°F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the potatoes, zucchini, oil, garlic powder and black pepper.
  3. Transfer the veggie mixture to an air fryer basket sprayed with nonstick spray. Fry for 12 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring halfway through the cooking time.
  4. Add the sausage and air fry for 7 more minutes.