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Smoky Sausage & Pepper Skillet

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

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
Smoky Sausage & Pepper Skillet Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 511 calories, 37g fat (17g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 1511mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein.

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