Savory Italian Sausage and Peppers Recipe
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Savory Italian Sausage and Peppers Recipe

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My sister was hosting a birthday party and asked me to bring sausage and peppers. I'd never made them before, so I altered a braised pepper recipe. Now family members request this dish often. —Jeanne Corsi, Arnold, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 3 pounds Italian sausage links, cut into 3/4-inch slices
  • 4 medium green peppers, cut into thin strips
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced and quartered
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons chicken broth
  • 6 plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 230 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 829mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 20g protein


  1. In a Dutch oven, cook the sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the remaining ingredients.
  2. Cover and cook for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring, occasionally. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Italian Sausage and Peppers in Taste of Home April/May 2003, p37

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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Reviewed Oct. 2, 2014

"This was surprisingly flavorful. My husband and I really enjoyed. I will be making it again."

Reviewed Jun. 4, 2014

"Fast and easy and yummy!"

Reviewed Jan. 23, 2014

"We served it over spaghetti, added a red pepper, and it was soooooo good!!"

Reviewed Feb. 9, 2013

"I have made this using hot Italian Sausage and it is a hit every time....delicious!!"

Reviewed Aug. 25, 2010

"This is so tasty. Really loved this quick and easy recipe."

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