Autumn Veggies and Chicken Sausage | Fall Recipe Series

A delicious recipe that screams fall! Your new favorite lean, clean and green meal with autumn veggies and delicious chicken sausage. Your new favorite weekday meal. 

Autumn Veggies and Chicken Sausage | read more at happilythehicks.com

On Monday I launched my Fit for Fall Challenge, and so far it’s going great! If you are just now stumbling upon my blog, it’s not too late to join in. Just head on over here to read all about it, and get started today.
So one of the things I am encouraging you to do in the challenge is eat at least one lean, clean and green meal a day. Today I’m sharing one of my new favorites that works perfectly with the challenge, and that I know you will love! Even though it’s still WAY too hot here in Texas to really say it’s “fall”, I’m definitely in the fall mood. I’ve been looking forward to September 22nd- aka the first day of fall- for months, and tomorrow it’s finally here. Let’s just say the minute I get home from work, the fall decorations are coming out, and for the next couple of months I’m using pumpkin in my recipes like it’s going out of style! 

Autumn Veggies and Chicken Sausage | read more at happilythehicks.com

In today’s recipe, I used a lot of autumn veggies and chicken sausage, which has become one of my favorite meats. The flavors went so well together, and the meal just screamed “fall” to me. One of my favorite things about this recipe was that I only needed to use a pan and cutting board. Talk about an easy clean up!
It was a great recipe to kick off my favorite season, and I can’t wait to share more of my new fall recipes with y’all. Keep on the lookout for a new recipe every Wednesday! If there’s a recipe you would like to see, let me know. I’m always welcome to new ideas.

Autumn Veggies and Chicken Sausage

Autumn Veggies and Chicken Sausage | read more at happilythehicks.com

Autumn Veggies and Chicken Sausage
A delicious recipe that screams fall! Your new favorite lean, clean and green meal with fall vegetables and delicious chicken sausage.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 medium acorn squash
  2. 2 sweet potatoes
  3. 4 large carrots
  4. 2 chicken sausage links (uncooked)
  5. 1 Tbsp olive oil
  6. 2 tsp thyme
  7. 2 tsp smoked paprika
  8. 1 tsp garlic powder
  9. 1 tsp onion powder
  10. Salt & pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Peel the carrots and the acorn squash. Chop the squash, potatoes and carrots and toss in the olive oil and spices.
  3. Roast in the oven for 20 minutes, then remove and toss. Place the chicken sausage on the pan and return to the oven.
  4. Bake for another 20 minutes, or until the sausage is cooked.
  5. Slice up the sausage and serve all together!
Notes
  1. If you choose to use cooked chicken sausage, slice them, then add to the pan in the last 5-10 minutes to warm up.
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  1. Jessica Bradshaw

    September 21st, 2016 at 6:05 am

    I love chicken sausage too! This is the perfect fall recipe.

  2. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    Thanks Jessica! Chicken sausage is one of my new favorite forms of protein. I love how easy it is to make!

  3. Jen C @ Apples & Oranges

    September 21st, 2016 at 7:41 am

    Yum! This looks delicious! Can’t wait to try it out!

  4. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    Thank you Jen! Let me know how it turns out :)

  5. Candy Kage

    September 21st, 2016 at 7:55 am

    Tons of veggies and sausage sounds like the perfect comfort food fall dish.

  6. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    Oooh yes! It’s SO good, and I know we’ll be making this again in the near future!

  7. Michelle Lynn

    September 21st, 2016 at 8:06 am

    This looks so delicious.

  8. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:32 pm

    Thank you Michelle! It was so yummy.

  9. Nellwyn

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:10 am

    This looks so yummy and perfect for fall! I’ve been trying to decide what to make for dinner tonight and you’ve just inspired me!

  10. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    Awesome! I’m glad I helped :) How did dinner go?

  11. Erin Elizabeth

    September 21st, 2016 at 10:00 am

    This looks amazing!! I am definitely making this ASAP!

  12. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    Yes!! You should! If you do, let me know how it turned out :)

  13. Jessica Hughes

    September 21st, 2016 at 11:29 am

    This looks so delicious! I love fall recipes!

  14. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    Thank you Jessica! Fall recipes are my FAVORITE.

  15. Brittany

    September 21st, 2016 at 12:33 pm

    Looks delicious! I’d love to grow these veggies in my backyard!

  16. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:34 pm

    Me too!! Someday I hope to have a huge garden, where I can pick all my favorite fresh veggies.

  17. Kim Munoz

    September 21st, 2016 at 1:36 pm

    This looks and sounds amazing! Ive never tried chicken sausage. How is it?

  18. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:35 pm

    Oh girl it’s so good! I love that there are a ton of different flavors to choose from, and you can cook it the way you want (I get mine from the meat counter at Sprouts or Kroger). I usually cook on the stovetop, in the oven or on the grill. Once it’s cooked through I slice it up and add it to the plate. It’s like a milder form of regular sausage, which is why I love it so much. The flavor doesn’t overpower the rest of your food, AND it’s better for you!

  19. Heather@BostonGirlBakes

    September 21st, 2016 at 2:57 pm

    I’ve been picking up a package of chicken sausage every time now at the grocery store…love the idea of pairing it with squash!

  20. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:35 pm

    Yes!! Chicken sausage is amazing. And girl, I am ALL about squash during the fall! Can’t get enough of it.

  21. Krista Nile

    September 21st, 2016 at 7:19 pm

    We just had sausage with zucchini and yellow squash tonight and it was so good! I’ll have to try your recipe next!

  22. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:36 pm

    Yes you should! Let me know how it goes if you do :)

  23. Rachel G

    September 21st, 2016 at 8:55 pm

    This sounds so satisfying! I love basically anything with squash in it, so maybe I’m a bit biased…

  24. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:36 pm

    You’re not biased at all! It was seriously super delicious :)

  25. Dixya Bhattarai RD

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:02 pm

    love me all the fall veggies esp roasted!

  26. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:37 pm

    Me too!! I love how roasting them adds such a great flavor to the veggies.

  27. Kathryn Wesson

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:27 pm

    This looks absolutely delicious! I’ve been looking for some new recipes for fall and I think I’ll try this one out next week!

  28. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:37 pm

    Awesome!! If you do, let me know how it went :)

  29. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    I agree!! I especially like how it’s a HEALTHY comfort food. Right up my alley :)

  30. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 21st, 2016 at 9:36 pm

    Thank you Valerie!

  31. Jenny

    September 21st, 2016 at 10:17 pm

    This looks so good! We totally need to try this.

    xoxo, Jenny

  32. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 27th, 2016 at 4:43 am

    Thanks Jenny! You should! It’s so easy and healthy.

  33. Crystal @ Dreams, etc.

    September 21st, 2016 at 10:27 pm

    This sounds really good! I definitely need to try this out soon. :)

  34. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 27th, 2016 at 4:44 am

    Yes!! You will love it :)

  35. Katie Arnold

    September 22nd, 2016 at 9:31 am

    YUM! I am so excited for fall veggies and squashes!

  36. Rebecca @ Happily the Hicks

    September 27th, 2016 at 4:44 am

    Me too!!! I have been using them every chance I get lately.

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