Italian Sausage on Blackstone cooks perfectly on a hot griddle. It is packed with flavor and prep time is a breeze. The easiest Blackstone griddle recipes.

Italian Sausage on a plate
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Italian Sausage is delicious cooked on the Blackstone Griddle. You can use this sausage in many different recipes or serve it with a side of white rice. I love that it requires simple ingredients which makes it the perfect budget friendly meal.

Blackstone Sausage makes an easy weeknight meal. Feel free to add veggies to make it a complete meal. The Italian Sausage cooks with the best texture and juicy center leaving you wanting more.

These easy, simple steps will have you enjoying the hearty meat in no time. You can even use leftover sausage on a hoagie roll for an easy lunch idea. Easy, delicious and simple Italian Sausage on Blackstone Recipe.

Why This Recipe Works

Ingredients 

Uncooked italian sausage on a plate
  • Italian Sausage Links 
  • Vegetable Oil 

For the full recipe and ingredients, scroll to the bottom for the recipe card.

Variation Ideas

  • Sausage – You can use different types of sausage for this recipe. You can make Hot Italian sausage, Sausage with cheese, chicken sausage and more.
  • Vegetables – Italian sausage is great how it is but you can easily cook veggies it for a complete meal idea. We recommend cooking with green bell peppers, white onion, yellow onion, mushrooms or zucchini. You can even add in tomatoes, garlic and spinach for even more flavor.
  • Bell Peppers and Onions – Our favorite meal is making Blackstone Peppers with Italian Sausage. Slice the onions and peppers and cook to one side of the griddle and then combine. You can serve Blackstone sausage and peppers over rice for a delicious meal.
  • Seasoning – Feel free to add seasoning before cooking on the flat top. We have used red pepper flakes, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper for amazing flavor.

How to Make Italian Sausage on a Blackstone Griddle: 

  • Step 1 – Heat Grill – Preheat the Blackstone Griddle to medium high heat (approximately 350 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Step 2 – Drizzle Oil – Drizzle the vegetable oil onto the grill and use a spatula to spread it out. 
  • Step 3 – Add to griddle – Place the sausage links on the oil on the grill.    
Cooking brats on the griddle
  • Step 4 – Cook Sausage – Cook them for 2-3 minutes per side to brown the sausages.  
Cooked brats on the griddle
  • Step 5 – Create Steam – Squirt some water next to the sausage to create steam. Then close the dome on the Blackstone Grill.  Let them cook, covered for 3-4 minutes.  
  • Step 6 – Add More Water – Add more water around the sausages and steam, covered, for 3-4 more minutes. 
  • Step 7 – Continue Cooking – Continue this process until the sausages have reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit.  
Cooked brats on the griddle with one in the tongs
  • Step 8 – Serve and Enjoy – Remove the sausages from the grill and then they are ready to serve and enjoy. You can season with salt and pepper before serving.

Recipe Tips

  • Prepare Griddle – Make sure to preheat griddle to medium high heat. Then oil it with high smoke point oil such as olive oil or avocado oil. This keeps the sausage from sticking and for it to cook perfectly.
  • Cooking Sausage – To get the best results, we recommend cooking for about 2 to 3 minutes to create a crispy texture. Then squirt the sausage with water and close the lid to steam the sausage. This gives the sausage the best flavor and allows it to cook thoroughly.
  • Serving – Once the sausage is fully cooked, then they are ready to be served.
  • Skillet – If you do not have a Blackstone. You can easily make this meal in a cast iron pan on the stovetop.
Close up image Italian Sausage on a plate

Serving Suggestions

Italian Sausage can served in many different ways. These are some of our favorite options.

  • Mashed Potato My kids love mashed potatoes and they are easy to make thanks to the crockpot. The potatoes cook easily in the slow cooker which makes for the best side dish.
  • Penne Pasta – After cooking the Italian Sausage slice with a knife and serve over pasta. We love to top with marinara sauce with Italian seasoning.
  • Tortellini and Onions – After cooking the Italian Sausage on the griddle, push to the side and add tortellini and onions. Once these items are heated then combine and serve for a rich and hearty meal idea.
italian sausage on a white plate

Frequently Asked Questions

How long to Cook Italian Sausage on Blackstone Griddle

Once you have placed the Italian Sausage on the griddle allow it to cook for about 2 minutes on each side. This allows the Italian sausage to brown creating the best texture.
Then squirt the sausage with water and cover. This allows the sausage to steam while cooking the Italian Sausage. We continue doing this until the sausage reaches a 165 degrees.

How to Know When Done Cooking

We recommend buying uncooked Italian Sausage when making this recipe. Always use a meat thermometer to check temperature of sausage to make sure it is fully cooked.
Insert the meat thermometer into the sausage and once it reads 165 degrees then is fully cooked.

How to Store leftovers

Refrigerate any leftover sausages in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

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Italian Sausage on Blackstone

5 from 3 votes
Italian Sausage on Blackstone cooks perfectly on a hot griddle. It is packed with flavor and prep time is a breeze. The easiest Blackstone griddle recipes.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Cuisine American
Course Main Course
Calories 408

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat the Blackstone Grill over medium high heat (approximately 350 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Drizzle the vegetable oil onto the grill and use a spatula to spread it out.
  • Place the sausage links on the oil on the grill.
  • Cook them for 2-3 minutes per side to brown the sausages.
  • Squirt some water next to the sausage to create steam and close the dome on the Blackstone Grill.  Let them cook, covered for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add more water around the sausages and steam, covered, for 3-4 more minutes.
  • Continue this process until the sausages have reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Remove the sausages from the grill and then they are ready to serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Refrigerate any leftover sausages in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 408kcal, Carbohydrates 1g, Protein 16g, Fat 37g, Saturated Fat 13g, Polyunsaturated Fat 6g, Monounsaturated Fat 17g, Trans Fat 0.01g, Cholesterol 85mg, Sodium 819mg, Potassium 283mg, Vitamin C 2mg, Calcium 20mg, Iron 1mg

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