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High Plains Bison

Hickory Bison Sausage and Potato Skillet

These hickory smoked High Plains Bison sausages combined with tender baby potatoes make dinner a breeze.
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bison sausage, dinner, easy dinner, easy meal, hickory bison sausage, hickory sausage, potatoes, skillet, skillet meal
Servings: 4 people


For the Potatoes

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb baby potatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt

Bison Sausage and Peppers

  • 6 Banana or Anaheim peppers deseeded and cut in 1 inch strips
  • 1 Bell pepper cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1 Medium white onion quartered
  • 6 Garlic cloves smashed
  • 1 package High Plains Bison Hickory Smoked Sausage each sausage cut on diagonal into 3 pieces
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 3/4 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp Fresh cracked black pepper
  • Fresh parsley chopped (optional)


  • Prepare a large pot full of cold water, add baby potatoes to the water. Bring the pot to a boil over high heat, add ¼ cup of salt, and turn down to a gentle simmer. Cook until potatoes are fork-tender; about 12 minutes. Drain potatoes and set aside to cool. Cut potatoes in half.
  • Heat a 12” skillet over medium heat until hot, add 1 tbsp olive oil and swirl the pan to coat it evenly. Add the cut sausages. Cook, occasionally stirring until sausages are lightly browned. With tongs, transfer links to a bowl and set aside—return pan to medium heat.
  • Add 1 tbsp of olive oil to the pan. Add potatoes cut side down. Allow them to cook until browned, about 4-5 minutes. Add ¼ tsp kosher salt to them. Transfer potatoes to the same bowl as sausages. Return pan to medium-high heat.
  • Add the remaining 1 tbsp of olive oil to the pan. Add garlic and cook on low for 1 minute. Add the cut onions and peppers. Season with remaining salt and pepper. Cook, occasionally stirring until lightly caramelized; about 5-7 minutes. Add ¼ cup of water to deglaze, making sure to scrape the pan of all the tasty caramelized bits.
  • Return the sausages and potatoes to the pan and stir to combine. Cook until potatoes and sausages are heated through, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Add chopped parsley and stir in to combine. Serve immediately.