Sausage and Peppers Recipe

Easy Recipes to Make Insanely Delectable Sausage and Peppers

Sausage and peppers recipe is arguably one of the most famous of all the pork recipes. It is delicious and can be made easily.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Jul 14, 2017
As we know, sausage is a prepared meat that is processed using ground pork meat such as fatback with herbs, salt, and many spices. Sometimes, they are also available in the pre-cooked form and as well as raw. Sausage making is actually a meat preservation technique, that is done using several food preservation techniques like drying, curing, and smoking of sausages. Other than pork, it is also made using chicken, turkey, and other sorts of meats.

Easy Recipe
Ingredients
  • 9 Italian sausages
  • 2 bell peppers chopped in strips
  • 3 tablespoons, extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 vinegar peppers, chopped in strips
  • ½ onion (yellow or red) chopped in strips
  • ½ cup, red wine
  • 1 garlic clove (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons, fresh oregano (chopped)
Procedure
Heat a large skillet over medium flame and add olive oil in it. Add sausages and stir until brown from all sides. Gently remove the sausages and add garlic in the pan, only to cook it for about 20 seconds. Now, add pepper and onion strips in it and cook for two minutes. Add red wine and bring the mixture to boil. Simmer it and add sausages to it and cover the pan. Simmer it for 15 minutes, with cover and 5 minutes without cover. Add oregano at the last moment and serve it hot with a tasty crusty bread.

Crock Pot
Ingredients
  • 2 lb Italian turkey sausage
  • 2 chopped onions (yellow)
  • 2 bell peppers (red and green), cut to 2-inch pieces
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 14 oz. canned tomatoes (drained and diced)
  • 6 oz. tomato paste
  • ½ dry red wine
  • ½ teaspoon, dried leaves each of basil and oregano
  • 1 tablespoon, dried leaves of parsley
  • White pepper and salt to taste
Procedure
Brown cook the sausages in a heavy skillet. Take a 3-4 quart crock pot and layer its base with half of the onion strips. Then put a layer of half of the pepper strips. Put a layer of the browned sausages and remaining of the peppers and onions. Take a bowl and put drained tomatoes, red wine, and tomato sauce in it and mix well, until blended. Spread this mixture over the mixture in the crock pot. Cover the crock pot and cook for at least 6 hours. Before the last one hour, open the lid of the crock pot and mix the oregano, basil, and parsley leaves in it, along with white pepper and salt. Cook until the vegetables are tender and sausage is cooked thoroughly.

Baked
Ingredients
  • 1¼ lb chicken sausages
  • 4 tablespoons, olive oil
  • 4 bell peppers (red, yellow and green), cut into ¼" slices
  • 1 thinly slices fennel bulb
  • 2 large onions (halved and cut into ¼" slices)
  • 4 sliced garlic cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon, black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon, salt
Procedure
Put olive oil in the baking pan and put it in oven at 425 ºF. Put onions, peppers, garlic, fennel, black pepper, and salt in the pan and bake over same heat for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium heat and brown the sausages in it for 5-10 minutes and cut into pieces. Remove the baking pan from the oven, reduce the heat to 375 ºF and add the pieces of sausage to it. Cook it well, until the sausages are cooked thoroughly.

Classic Grilled
Ingredients
  • 3 oz. Italian sausage links
  • 1 lb red potatoes, cut in quarters
  • 5 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 peeled and halved red onion
  • 2 yellow and 4 red bell peppers (quartered)
  • 2 tablespoons, fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano (minced)
  • Black pepper and salt
Procedure
Take piece of a heavy duty foil and put garlic and potatoes in it. Sprinkle it with half of the pepper and salt on it and fold the foil to seal the edges tightly. Put this foil pouch on prepared grill rack (prepared by coating it with cooking spray) and grill for about 25-30 minutes. Put a light coat of cooking spray on the peppers and onions and sprinkle them with salt and black pepper and put onions on the grill. By turning the sides of the onions add the sausages and peppers on the grill. Keep on grilling from all sides, until the sausages are done. Now, slice peppers, potatoes, and onions and put them in a large bowl. Add the garlic pulp, parsley and oregano. Toss the mixture well. Serve pieces of sausage links.
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