Lazy Dinner

Monday, November 5th 2012, 3:24 pm
By: News 9

Lazy Dinner


1 Smoked Sausage, cut in half length wise and then into 2 inch pieces

1 1/2 lb red potatoes

1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into wedges

1 lb baby carrots, cut in half

1 large red onion, cut into wedges

4 tbsp oil

1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, optional

2 small garlic cloves

3 tsp Sassy Mama dried ranch mix

salt & pepper


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

To make drizzle sauce: Combine oil, jalapeño, garlic cloves, ranch mix and salt/pepper. Pulse till paste is formed.

In a large bowl combine red potatoes, baby carrots, red onion, parsnips, sweet potato. Drizzle with sauce and toss till well combined. Place in a well greased 9x13 baking pan. Place sausage on top and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of dried ranch mix. Bake for 30 minutes. Turn sausages after 15 minutes. Continue to cook until veggies and potatoes are tender.

Sassy Ranch Mix


8 tsp dried minced onion

1 tbsp dried parsley flakes

1 tsp paprika

2 tsp sugar

2 tsp salt

2 tsp pepper

1 1/2 tsp garlic powder


In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for up to one year. I store mine in a mason jar.