The Air Fryer Potatoes and Sausage Meal not only delivers on convenience but also boasts a symphony of flavors that makes it a standout weeknight dinner option. Crafted by the culinary expertise of Brandie @ The Country Cook, this one-pot wonder seamlessly blends simplicity with taste, offering a delightful respite from laborious cooking processes. The recipe begins by slicing baby potatoes in half and chunking up a small onion, creating a pleasing contrast in textures. The magic unfolds as these vegetables are enveloped in a seasoned embrace of light olive oil, garlic powder, seasoned salt, and black pepper, all sealed within a trusty zip-top bag for an efficient and even coating.

The star of the show is the 6-quart air fryer, liberating home cooks from the constraints of traditional oven use. The prepped potatoes and onions find their stage in the air fryer basket, cooking at a crisp 400°F for approximately 15 minutes. A halfway shake ensures that every piece is imbued with that irresistible golden hue. Just when the potatoes are reaching their zenith, the entrance of a 16-ounce smoked sausage package, thoughtfully sliced into 1-inch pieces, adds a layer of smokiness and depth to the ensemble. These succulent slices join the air fryer party for an additional 5 minutes, harmonizing with the potatoes to create a melody of flavors that’s sure to please any palate.

The final touch, a sprinkling of dried parsley, introduces a burst of freshness, while the optional accompaniment of honey mustard, ketchup, or barbecue sauce invites personalization to suit diverse tastes. The beauty of this recipe lies not just in its flavorful outcome but also in its time efficiency, requiring only 10 minutes of prep and a mere 20 minutes of cooking. Whether you’re a seasoned home chef or a culinary novice, this Air Fryer Potatoes and Sausage Meal promises a delightful and hassle-free dining experience, making it a worthy addition to your repertoire of go-to recipes. Embrace the simplicity without sacrificing taste, and let this dish redefine your expectations of a quick and satisfying dinner.

Air Fryer Potatoes and Sausage

This easy Air Fryer Potatoes and Sausage Meal is a one pot dinner that everyone is sure to love. Plus, it’s all air fried so no oven needed!

CourseMain Course


KeywordAir Fryer Potato Sausage Dinner, Air Fryer Potatoes and Sausage

Prep Time10minutes minutes

Cook Time20minutes minutes



AuthorBrandie @ The Country Cook


  • 6-Quart Air Fryer


  • 1.5 pounds baby potatoes
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 Tablespoons oil (light olive oil or canola oil)
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 16 ounce package smoked sausage
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley for serving (optional)
  • honey mustard, ketchup or barbecue sauce for dipping (optional)


  • Slice 1.5 pounds baby potatoes in half. Then cut up 1 small onion into large chunks.
  • Place potatoes and onion into a gallon-size zip top bag. Pour in 2 Tablespoons oil1 teaspoon seasoned salt1 teaspoon garlic powder and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper. Seal up bag and move potatoes and onions around until they are thoroughly coated in oil and seasoning. 
  • Spray the basket of a 6-quart air fryer with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Pour coated potatoes and onions into basket. Cook at 400F degrees for about 15 minutes. Shake the basket about halfway through. 
  • While the potatoes are cooking, cut 16 ounce package smoked sausage into 1-inch slices.
  • When potatoes have cooked for 15 minutes, toss in the smoked sausage and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  • When finished, sprinkle with 1 teaspoon dried parsley (optional). Serve with honey mustard, ketchup or barbecue sauce, if preferred.