One Pan Sausage, Rosemary Potatoes, and Apples (Whole30, Paleo)

This Whole30 and paleo one pan meal is easy and flavorful. It’s a must-add to your weeknight meal list!

I have to say, a lot of my one-pan meals are inspired by a complete lack of time. This delicious one pan meal is perfect for a crazy and hectic weeknight, makes a ton of food, and is absolutely delicious. The apples and potatoes come together in a sweet blend with the rosemary, and the sausage gives a homey feeling for these colder winter nights. Nothing is better for your Whole30 or paleo menu than eating cozy food that takes little time to prepare, am I right?

This recipe is so simple that it doesn’t need much of an introduction. If you haven’t already seen why I love rosemary, you should check out my lengthier post about the health benefits of rosemary. It’s a highly versatile herb that brings lots of flavor to anything and everything you put it in, and is one of my personal favorites for adding flavor to a meal. For this blog post, I’ve decided to keep it short and get right to it!

How to make One Pan Sausage, Rosemary Potatoes, and Apples

There are a few ingredients that are not specifically mentioned in the name, but overall, you will need:

  • sausages or brats (be sure to find Whole30 and/or paleo compliant sausage)
  • olive oil
  • apples (I prefer fuji, but any type of apple will do)
  • red potatoes
  • onion
  • fresh rosemary
  • fresh thyme
  • salt
  • pepper

There are lots of Whole30 friendly sausage or brats in the grocery stores, and as long as they are Whole30 compliant, go for it! I personally love Applegate Organics Sausages, specifically the chicken and apple sausage. There are plenty of other brands out there that are just as tasty, but I’ve found Applegate to be a widely distributed brand that I can find in almost any grocery store.

This is a delicious Whole30 and paleo option that is flavorful and incredibly easy to make!

First, preheat your oven to 350° F. Chop your sausage, onion, apples, and red potatoes. Lay them on a baking sheet. Then, remove some of the rosemary and thyme leaves and sprinkle them over top. Add some olive oil, salt, and pepper to the tray, and stir it all together so that everything is evenly coated.

Place the tray in the oven for about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. After 45 minutes, turn your oven on to broil and broil the pan for about 5-10 minutes, or until your potatoes are as crispy as you want them.

This is also a great meal to make in the Air Fryer! Simply put all the ingredients in the air fryer basket, and cook on 390°F for about 25 minutes. I personally love to make this recipe in the oven and then reheat it using the Air Fryer, but any and all methods are an option.

Enjoy this recipe as a breakfast, lunch, or dinner meal. It makes quite a bit and heats up easily for left overs all week long!

One Pan Sausage, Rosemary Potatoes, and Apples (Whole30, Paleo)

This one pan meal is a quick and easy tasty weeknight meal that comes together in minutes, and is Whole30 and paleo friendly!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Course Breakfast, dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 553 kcal


  • Air Fryer (optional)


  • 1 lb sausages or bratwurst (be sure to check for Whole30 compliance)
  • 1 medium onion
  • 5 large red potatoes
  • 3 small apples
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 1 tsp black pepper, or to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Chop your sausage, onions, apples, and red potatoes. Finely chop the fresh rosemary and thyme.
  • Place the chopped veggies and sausage on a tray. Sprinkle the chopped rosemary and thyme.
  • Drizzle the olive oil over the vegetables, and add some salt and pepper. Mix the vegetables and sausage together to evenly coat them in olive oil.
  • Place the tray in the oven for about 45 minutes. Stir halfway through baking.
  • Put oven on "broil" and broil the tray for the last few minutes. Broil for about 5-10 minutes or until potatoes are desired crispiness.

Air Fryer instructions

  • Add all chopped sausage, onions, apples, and potatoes to a large bowl. Add in the chopped rosemary, thyme, salt and pepper. Stir to evenly coat everything.
  • Place mixture in the Air Fryer at 390°F for about 25 minutes, or until potatoes are at the desired crispiness.


Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving  
Calories 553
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26.8g 34%
Saturated Fat 7.8g 39%
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 974mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 59.5g 22%
Dietary Fiber 8.2g 29%
Total Sugars 9.2g  
Protein 21.2g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 78mg 6%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 1727mg 37%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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Keyword air fryer, apple, one pan, potato, rosemary, sausage, thyme

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