Sheet pan turkey sausages with sweet potatoes and okra

Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 40 minutes Total Time 50 minutes
Serves 4     adjust servings

Sheet pan turkey sausages with sweet potatoes and okra is an easy, hands-off dinner!


  • 1 lb. Italian turkey sausages (mild or hot)
  • 3 small sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 lb. okra, ends trimmed and cut in 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning (optional)


Preheat oven to 400.

Add whole turkey sausages to one sheet pan.

Add diced sweet potatoes to a second sheet pan. Drizzle with two teaspoons olive oil, 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper. Toss to get everything coated and then spread in an even layer.

Add both sheet pans to the oven and cook for 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, prep the okra and season with remaining teaspoon of olive oil. Either season with remaining salt and pepper OR use some Cajun seasoning if you have some. (If you use the Cajun seasoning, go easy on the salt and pepper.)

After the first 20 minutes, flip the turkey sausages over on their sheet pan and stir the sweet potatoes on the second sheet pan.

Add the okra to the sheet pan with the sweet potatoes and return the pans to the oven.

Roast for another 20 minutes, or until the turkey sausages are cooked through and the vegetables are tender.

Serve hot and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

The sausages let off a lot of juice as they roast. I put them on their own separate pan so the vegetables don’t get soggy.

I use turkey sausages but you can use regular pork sausage if that’s what you like best.

You could also substitute red-skinned or Yukon potatoes for the sweet potatoes.

And if you’re not a huge okra fan, switch it out for your favorite roasted veggie. Brussels sprouts would be great here, too!

I’ve kept the seasonings very simple but feel free to add your favorite spices to the vegetables.

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