One Pot Italian Sausage and Peppers


I love to make dinner for my boys, but time is always of the essence so one-pot meals have been my go to, both for their easy preparation and clean up! And my boys are picky about taste; they always want FULL flavor. Thankfully Knorr® Sides™ are the perfect solution to creating time-saving, one-pot dinner solutions and are the foundation for simple, flavorful meals the whole family will enjoy.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 2 cups sliced green bell peppers

  • 1 pound ground Italian sausage

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 (5.6 ounce) package Knorr® Rice Sides™ - Chicken

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can Italian-style diced tomatoes

  • 1 teaspoon Grated Parmesan cheese

  • Italian parsley, for garnish


  1. In large Dutch oven heat olive oil and minced garlic on medium-high heat.

  2. Add sliced bell peppers and cook until they begin to soften.

  3. Add Italian sausage to the pot and cook through.

  4. Once cooked through, transfer sausage and peppers to a bowl (drain oil, if preferred).

  5. Return Dutch oven to stove and bring 2 cups water and package of Knorr® Rice Sides™ - Chicken to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer 7 minutes.

  6. Once rice is finished, add can of Italian-style diced tomatoes and the sausage and peppers.

  7. Cook until heated through; serve topped with Parmesan-Romano grated cheese and Italian flat-leaf parsley. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

486 Calories
28g Fat
21g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 486
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 11g 56%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 1432mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 39mg 193%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 524mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.