Smoked Sausage Hash with Fried Eggs

This brinner recipe is on the table in less than 30 minutes making it the perfect breakfast for dinner recipe! 

Sausage Hash with Sunny Side Up Eggs for brinner!

Can we talk about smoked sausage for a minute?

Growing up, my dad had some sort of weird love affair with smoked sausage. He was always making sandwiches out of it and trying to give it to me for lunch.

And, like any good child, I was shaking my head and telling him how disgusting his food offerings were while begging him to take me to the nearest drive through.

Sausage Hash with Sunny Side Up Eggs for brinner!

I’ve grown up a little since then and now I’m happy to say that I’m in love with smoked sausage.

I mean, it’s such a quick way to get dinner on the table! It’s so easy to grab, slice, brown, and devour.

I’ve partnered up with Davidson’s Safest Choice this year to bring you all kinds of tasty recipes using their pasteurized eggs and I knew y’all needed a new brinner recipe and I knew it needed to incorporate smoked sausage alongside sunny side up eggs.

Sausage Hash with Sunny Side Up Eggs for brinner!

This is the perfect breakfast for dinner recipe because it’s loaded with lots of veggies (wait…are bell peppers vegetables or fruits?) to go with your eggs! There are 3 peppers and an onion all up in one skillet, mixed with crispy, caramelized sausage, and rich, runny eggs.  I used one green, one red, and one orange pepper, but you can use whatever colors you prefer!

Speaking of colorful peppers, I once had someone at the grocery store tell me I was wasting my money by paying more for prettily colored peppers when I could just eat the green ones and not know the difference. Um, no. Green peppers are not nearly so sweet as the red ones. I grew up hating green peppers and only fell in love with them after learning to love the sweeter red peppers. Now I eat all the colors, but I’ll always prefer red, regardless of the price difference.

As for the eggs, my mama used to make me sunny side up eggs as a kid, if I’d whine enough. She wasn’t a big fan, because she was worried the yolks weren’t cooked enough and that I might get sick. I’m happy to say that now I use pasteurized eggs and don’t worry about the yolks at all! Ooey gooey runny eggs for everyone!

Sausage Hash with Sunny Side Up Eggs for brinner!

Sausage Hash with Sunny Side Up Eggs

Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 25 mins
Serves serves 4     adjust servings


  • 8 ounces smoked sausage
  • 3 bell peppers, any color
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • oil, as needed


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon of the butter, melt, and swirl to coat the bottom of the skillet.
  2. Slice the sausage into coins about 1/2 inch thick. Add to the skillet with the butter. Cook until browned on both sides, stirring and flipping occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  3. While the sausage is cooking, slice the peppers and onion into 1/2 inch pieces.
  4. When the sausage has browned, remove it to a paper towel lined plate. Add the remaining tablespoons of butter to the pan, melt, and swirl to coat.
  5. Add the vegetables to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened but still somewhat crisp, about 10 minutes.
  6. While the vegetables are cooking, heat a small non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  7. To make your eggs sunny side up, add enough oil to cover the bottom of the skillet generously. When the oil is hot, carefully crack an egg into the skillet. Cook until the whites are no longer translucent and spoon hot oil over the yolk. Continue cooking until the whites are completely set, spooning more oil over the yolk every 30 seconds or so. Repeat with remaining eggs.
  8. Alternately, fry the eggs over-easy, over-hard, or over-medium as you prefer.
  9. When the vegetables are tender-crisp, add the sausage back to the pan and stir. Top with the fried eggs.


Disclaimer: The nutrition information presented below is not guaranteed to be accurate.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 363kcal Calories from fat 252
% Daily Value
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 215mg 72%
Sodium 492mg 21%
Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 9g
Protein 16g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g

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 This post was sponsored by Davidson’s Safest Choice. As always, all opinions are my own.