Daddy's Sausage and Peppers


This sausage and peppers recipe is great for anyone who loves bell peppers! My dad always made this for me when I was growing up, and now I make it for my own family and get raves every time! Serve over pasta with bruschetta for a full meal.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 5 mins


  • 8 (4 ounce) links Italian sausage

  • 3 tablespoons garlic-flavored olive oil, divided

  • 3 green bell peppers, seeded and cut into strips

  • 2 red bell peppers, seeded and cut into strips

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained

  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning

  • 1 large onion, cut into wedges

  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Slice each sausage link into 5 pieces. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook until browned, turning as needed. Drain excess grease.

  2. Add bell peppers, tomatoes, and Italian seasoning, then drizzle with remaining 2 tablespoons oil. Reduce the heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes.

  3. Stir in onion and garlic, then sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Cover and simmer for 15 more minutes. Stir, then top with mozzarella cheese. Cover and cook for 5 minutes to melt the cheese. Remove from the heat and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

359 Calories
27g Fat
12g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 359
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 666mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 67mg 335%
Calcium 108mg 8%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 440mg 9%

* 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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