Smoky Sausage & Pepper Skillet Recipe
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Smoky Sausage & Pepper Skillet Recipe

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My family loves this combination of sausage, green peppers and onions and asks for it for birthdays. It’s that awesome. —Celinda Kulp, Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
Recommended: Speedy Skillet Dinners
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound smoked sausage, sliced
  • 2 large green peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Hot cooked rice or pasta


  1. In a large skillet, brown sausage over medium heat. Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.
  2. Add green peppers and onion to same skillet; cook and stir until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch, milk, parsley, marjoram and pepper until blended; stir into pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  3. Return sausage to pan; heat through. Stir in cheese until blended. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Smoky Sausage & Pepper Skillet in Simple & Delicious February/March 2014

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meaganteal User ID: 814898 170353
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2014

"this tasted ok, but really needed more seasoning. After a few minutes, when we went back for seconds, the sauce was clumpy and goopy. Not sure if I will make this again."

xtreme_sc2 User ID: 682740 165173
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2014

"I made this without the onion, but I will try it next time with the onion. The green peppers were nice and tender. This had the perfect amount of flavor without being too much. My six year old ate everything on his plate and he usually does not like green peppers. It smelled really good cooking and I was not disappointed with the final result. This one is a keeper!"

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