Sausage is one of those gifts from the food gods. Versatile, tasty, and easy to cook! I keep it in the fridge because I know when I’m in a pinch for a meal, sausage will step up to the plate and hit a home run. The last sausage to go to bat for me was a spicy lamb sausage.

I had a nice bottle of Pinot Noir to drink, a hungry guy to feed, and little time. I opened the fridge, and there was that star hitter – spicy lamb sausage. I also happened to have a precut mixture of onions, tomatoes, and cilantro that never got into the game on Cinco de Mayo weekend. We had a friendly little team already assembled and ready to go!

I used a field of rice for this dish. But, you could easily roast potatoes or use any type of pasta and still have the crowd cheering!

Spicy Lamb Sausage and Rice


  1. 4 Farm fresh spicy lamb sausages
  2. 1/2 Cup of finely chopped onions
  3. 1/2 Cup of diced tomatoes
  4. 1/4 Cup fresh chopped cilantro.
  5. 3 tablespoons of garlic olive oil
  6. 3 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
  7. 1/4 cup dry sherry
  8. 4 Tablespoons of lime juice.


  1. Pour olive oil into a skillet and get that oil nice and hot!
  2. Toss in and saute on medium onions, tomatoes, and cilantro until the onion is becoming a little translucent.
  3. Add sausages to the skillet, cover, and cook for about 6 minutes.
  4. Add the red wine vinegar and sherry.
  5. Flip the sausages, eventually browning on all sides.
  6. Cut the sausage in the pan so that all of those wonderful spices and the heavenly fat melts into the onions and tomatoes.
  7. Stir and cook for about another two minutes.
  8. Add lime juice.
  9. Place the sausage on top of rice of your choice and drizzle the sauce all around!
  10. Pour yourself some wine and enjoy your winning dinner!