Review Recipe

Sausage and Peppers

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
These easy sausage and peppers are a simple, low carb, and flavorful meal that is perfect tucked inside a soft Italian roll.
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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lb Italian sausage links
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 large bell peppers green, red or orange
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/3 cup white wine or beer
  • 14.5 oz diced tomatoes optional

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  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat. Using a small knife, poke a few holes in each sausage. Brown sausages on all sides. Add water, cover and simmer 10-12 minutes.

  2. Remove lid, remove sausages and set aside. Discard any remaining water. 

  3. Add 2 tablespoons butter, Italian seasoning and onions to the pan. Cook 3-5 minutes stirring until onions are slightly softened. Add peppers and cook 2 minutes.

  4. Add garlic, wine, tomatoes if using and sausage. Cook 3-4 minutes or until peppers are tender and sausages reach 165°F.

  5. Top with a sprinkle of fresh herbs (basil/parsley) if desired.

Nutrition Information
Calories: 577, Fat: 48g, Saturated Fat: 17g, Cholesterol: 101mg, Sodium: 898mg, Potassium: 707mg, Carbohydrates: 13g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 7g, Protein: 18g, Vitamin A: 2865%, Vitamin C: 119%, Calcium: 71%, Iron: 2.9%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword sausage and peppers