This oven baked sausage is an effortless and delicious dinner option that's a total lifesaver on busy weeknights! The sausages are perfectly crisp and browned on the outside while still being super tender and juicy on the inside. Plus, they're so quick and easy to make. All you need is 30 minutes to make 'em.
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The Best Oven Baked Sausage
If you've ever wondered how to cook sausage in the oven perfectly every time, you've come to the right place!
Today I'm going to walk you through everything you need to know to make spectacular brats in the oven. I'm talking about sausages that have a crisp roasted outer skin and a tender juicy inside.
And what's awesome about making sausages this way is you hardly have to do any work. The oven takes care of all of the heavy lifting. So, while the sausages basically cook themselves you'll have plenty of time to make some delicious sides to go with 'em.
As you may have guessed, you only need one ingredient to make the oven baked sausage!
Check out what you'll need:
- 4 Sausages (or as many as you want)
It's that simple!
Sausage To Use
Now, when it comes to the different types of sausages to use in this recipe, pretty much anything goes!
For this "recipe", I cooked Italian sausage in the oven, but you can also use chicken sausage, pork sausages, turkey sausage, breakfast sausage, or even Polish sausage.
How To Cook Sausages In The Oven
Now that you're all caught up on the ingredients - or should I say ingredient - it's time to get cooking.
Honestly, cooking Italian sausages has never been easier than with this recipe. You literally just have to put the sausage in the oven and let it take care of the rest.
With that said, let's not waste any more time and get to it!
Step 1: Prep Work
First, you'll want to preheat your oven to 400°F (200ºC). Then, you can line a baking sheet with some parchment paper - or aluminum foil - and set it aside
While the oven is preheating, you can arrange your sausages on the prepared baking sheet. Make sure that you space them out evenly on the sheet so none of them are touching.
Step 2: Bake The Sausage
As soon as the oven is preheated, you can slide the sheet pan with the sausages into the oven and bake them for 30 minutes. Halfway through the baking time, you'll want to turn all the sausages over so they cook evenly.
By the way, if you're starting with frozen sausages, just add 5-10 minutes to the cooking time. You can use a meat thermometer to check the doneness of your sausages. They should have an internal temperature of at least 160°F.
Anyway, once your sausages are done cooking, you can transfer them to a plate and serve 'em with anything you want.
How To Store Oven Baked Sausages
This recipe for how to cook sausages in the oven will really make as many sausages as you want - or atleast as many as your baking sheet will hold! Also, don't be afraid to make more than you need cause the sausage is great to have for the next few days.
By the way, if you end up with extras, you can store the cooked sausages in an airtight container for up to 4 days, or you can freeze them in an airtight container or freezer-safe bag for up to 6 months.
How To Reheat Cooked Sausages
When it comes to reheating your oven-cooked sausage, I definitely recommend warming them up in the oven.
So, to reheat your leftover sausage, just transfer it to a baking tray, cover it with tin foil, and bake in the oven at 350°F (180ºC) for 10-15 minutes or until it's heated through.
FAQs About This Oven Baked Sausage Recipe
How long does it take to cook sausage in the oven at 400?
It will take most raw sausages around 30 minutes to cook in an oven at 400°F. Of course, there is some variation depending on the thickness of the sausage.
How long do sausages take to cook in an oven?
The amount of time it takes to cook sausages depends on the temperature of the oven. They can take as fast as 15 minutes in the oven if it's set to 425°F.
How long do you cook sausage in the oven at 350?
You cook sausage in the oven at 350°F for about 45 minutes. Make sure to flip the sausages halfway through the baking time for even cooking.
How long to cook sausage in oven at 425?
Cooking sausages in the oven at 425°F should only take around 15-25 minutes, depending on the size of the sausages. Make sure to check the internal temperature with a meat thermometer to ensure they're cooked all the way through to 160°F.
Wrapping It Up
Well, that's how to bake sausage in the oven!
At home, I always like to keep a few of my favorite sausages in the fridge or freezer so I can make this tasty and easy meal at a moment's notice. Not only are these oven baked sausages convenient and effortless, but they're also a super versatile option that you can pair with practically any side dish.
Anyway, I hope you enjoy this oven baked sausages recipe as much as I do.
As always, if you give the recipe a try, leave a comment down below and let me know what you think!
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- 4 sausages (any sausage works great, and you can make as many sausages as you want)
- Preheat the oven to 400°F (200ºC).
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Add sausage on top of parchment paper, making sure none of the sausages are touching.
- Bake for 30 minutes, turning sausages halfway through so they get evenly browned.
Nutrition Information:Serving Size: 1 sausage
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 210Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 19g