Turkey Sausage Rosemary Skewers with Couscous

Be the first to rate this recipe!

This post may contain affiliate sales links. Please read my disclosure policy.

IMG_0437I was compensated to develop this recipe and write this post on behalf of Butterball. Although I received product to review, my opinions expressed here are completely my own.

I may or may not be obsessed with skewering and grilling meats. It’s just so easy and fast to do! And that charred BBQ flavor is so good it makes me want to scream and punch someone in the face…or something.

I guess what I’m trying to say is that skewers off the grill are the bomb.

Now, rosemary skewers off the grill are the bomb diggity.

Like regular skewers but all hopped up on deliciousness.

Pair that rosemary flavor with some Butterball Turkey Sausage and you have got an amazingly delicious and super simple supper. My husband and I have both decided that this Smoked Dinner Sausage is one of our favorite products from Butterball. They’re just GOOD. Seriously delicious on their own, or throw them on the grill with a few veggies for a fast, better-for-you meal. Yes, these Sausages are better for you because they are made with turkey instead of pork. Being a Turketarian definitely has it’s benefits 😉

For other tasty turkey dinner ideas, be sure to check out Butterball’s Instagram feed and follow along.

Here’s how you make these Rosemary Skewers:

IMG_0414Start by prepping all the ingredients you are going to skewer. Grab some Butterball Turkey Sausages and cut into thick 1-inch pieces.IMG_0418Like so! Also, prep and slice some white button mushrooms, sweet onions…IMG_0416and some bell peppers.IMG_0428Now we can skewer onto our rosemary. I got a bunch of fresh rosemary from the grocery store. Just pull backwards from the top of the stem downwards to remove the leaves really quick. Then you can skewer the ingredients right on. Drizzle with some olive oil and grill seasoning.IMG_0430Grill these bad boys for 10 minutes, turning as needed.  While these are on the grill, you can cook your couscous which entails boiling chicken stock, stirring in couscous and letting it sit off the heat. SO HARD, right? Ha! I stirred in some fresh parsley and pecans for a little freshness and crunch. Such a fast and delicious side.IMG_0445Once your Turkey Sausage and veggies are nice and charred, you can remove from the grill and serve over your warm couscous.

The rosemary adds a nice flavor to the meat but didn’t overpower it completely. Super tasty and a great end of summer meal! Find this Butterball Turkey Sausage at your grocery store and give these a whirl tonight! Enjoy!

turkey sausage skewers
PrintPrint Pin ItPin It

Turkey Sausage Rosemary Skewers over Parsley Pecan Couscous

Need a quick and easy dinner idea? Try out these Turkey Sausage Rosemary Skewers with Parsley Pecan Couscous! It comes together really easily and tastes great!
servings 4 servings
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


for the skewers-

  • 14 oz Hardwood Smoked Butterball Turkey Sausage 1 package
  • 1 green bell pepper cut into large pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into large pieces
  • 1 walla walla sweet onion cut into large pieces
  • 1 lb white button mushrooms washed and stems trimmed
  • 12 large fresh rosemary stems most of the leaves removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose seasoning such as Mrs. Dash grill seasoning for poultry

for the couscous-

  • 1 1/4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt to taste
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  • Start this recipe by preheating an outdoor grill or broiler.
  • Open package of Turkey Sausage and cut links into 1-inch thick pieces. Prep the rest of the veggies.
  • Skewer Turkey Sausage and alternating veggies onto rosemary stick. Drizzle skewers with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and seasoning. Place onto hot grill and cook until veggies are cooked to your liking and Sausage has grill marks, about 10 minutes.
  • While skewers are cooking, bring chicken stock to a boil. Turn off and stir in couscous, butter and salt. Cover for 5 minutes to cook couscous. Fluff with fork and stir in pecans and parsley.
  • Remove skewers from grill and serve with couscous.


Calories: 596kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 737mg | Potassium: 1008mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 1435IU | Vitamin C: 73mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 6mg
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: rosemary skewers

Share a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Recipe Rating

7 Responses
  1. Marilyn Brennan

    Man these look so simple and delicious. This is something I am allowed to eat and will definitely look forward to making and eating these. Seriously, I feel like screaming and punching someone in the face….or something!!

  2. Jodie @jbmaryn

    What a grat idea to cut turkey sausage into skewers, I never would have thought of that simple trick. Love the addition of rosemary. Thanks for the share.