Best Ever Sausage with Peppers, Onions, and Beer!


This is an excellent recipe I came up with one day. Serve with some nice Italian bread, and a bottle of your favorite beer.

close up view of Sausage with Peppers, Onions, and Beer served with white rice on a plate
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 3 pounds Italian sausage links

  • 3 red bell peppers, sliced

  • 2 green bell peppers, sliced

  • 2 large red onions, sliced

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 2 (12 fluid ounce) bottles beer

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a large heavy skillet over medium high heat. Cook sausage until browned on all sides. Remove sausage from pan, and set aside. Pour in 1 bottle of beer to deglaze the pan, scraping up any blackened bits from the bottom. Place the red peppers, green peppers, onions and garlic in the pan. Stir in the remaining beer and the tomato paste. Season with oregano, cilantro, hot sauce, salt and pepper. Cover, and simmer until onions and peppers are tender. Slice the sausages into bite size pieces, and add to the peppers. Cover, and simmer until sausage is cooked through.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

724 Calories
50g Fat
27g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 724
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 50g 64%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 89mg 30%
Sodium 2249mg 98%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 124mg 618%
Calcium 81mg 6%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 1094mg 23%

* 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.

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