Sausages & Bell Peppers

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

I've been making this dish for years & finally got around to posting! I prefer Tomato Basil Sausages from our local butcher but I've also used Italian (hot or sweet) and Octoberfest sausages. Just don't use those skinny little breakfast links. The "sauce" is delicious with plain steamed rice!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prick sausages in several spots& simmer in a skillet of boiling salted water for 10 minutes; drain& slice lengthwise in half.
  2. Heat olive oil in skillet, brown sausages& finish cooking (about 5 minutes), remove from skillet& keep warm.
  3. Add onions, peppers& garlic to skillet; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in tomatoes& cook, stirring occasionally, for another 5 minutes or until veggies are cooked to your liking.
  5. Stir in tomato sauce, return sausages to skillet, season to taste& cook for an additional 5 minutes.


Most Helpful

Quick, tasty and easy. I used red bell peppers and green peppers that are known as "Italian" peppers around here. I also used local sausage, longaniza, and was too lazy to go and buy tomatoes so I used a bit more tomato sauce! I also cooked the sauce for quite a long time, as I don't like my cooked peppers in any way hard. The sauce would be lovely, as CountryLady said, by itself, or even with veggie sausages.

Neever December 02, 2006

Very good over noodles! I cut the sausages into chunks and only used one big onion. Great weekday meal- next time I might add some oregano or basil though. Thanks for sharing!

ellie_ September 28, 2006

I had some leftover grilled Sausages that I had in the freezer. I went on the Zaar to find what I could make with them and this sounded good. WOW! It was incredable. I cut up the sausage into 1" bits & served the whole dish over rice. The only thing I would do different next time is use a Hot/Spicy Sausage to give it a bit of a kick. Thanks for the great recipe.

Bill Butler August 17, 2006

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