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Savory Italian Sausage and Peppers Recipe

Savory Italian Sausage and Peppers Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Savory Italian Sausage and Peppers

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dvierzen 88232
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2014

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

Moodygirl 128466
Reviewed Jun. 4, 2014

"Fast and easy and yummy!"

luigimon 41448
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2014

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

robertahammond 122816
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2013

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

Kris Countryman 138339
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2010

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

jsrsajbe 125223
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2010

"Yum!! We loved it. I used the sweet italian sausage."

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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