Sausage and Peppers – A Simple Weeknight Meal

Sausage and Peppers make an easy, yet filling family dinner. This dinner can be made low carb or you can serve it over pasta or with a side of bread. Also, this recipe is a one pot recipe, which means that everything can be prepared it one pot or pan making clean up a breeze which is a win in my house!

One of my favorite ways to make this meal is a recipe using ingredients you can find at Trader Joe’s. Some of my go-to items you can find at this store are the key ingredients in preparing this meal. In addition to being packed full of flavor, this sausage and peppers recipe only requires a few ingredients.

Ingredients for Sausage and Peppers

2 packs Trader Joe’s Smoked Apple Chicken Sausage

1 bag Trader Joe’s frozen tri-colored peppers

1 onion sliced thin

1-2 Tablespoons Olive Oil

Season salt and pepper to taste

Trader Joe's Smoked Apple Chicken Sausage
Trader Joe’s Smoked Apple Chicken Sausage and bag of frozen try-colored peppers

Directions for Sausage and Peppers

Slice the chicken sausage into bite-sized pieces

Spray a large skillet or sauce pan with cooking spray

Brown sausages until a light golden brown color

Browing small pieces of chicken sausage in a large skillet
Browning the sausage

While sausages are browning, slice up the onion

Thin slices of an onion on a cutting board
Slices of onion

Add onion to the skillet along with the olive oil and cook together with the sausage until the onions are slightly golden and transparent

Browning small slices of onion with chicken sausage in a large skillet
Cooking the onion with the sausage

Season with season salt and pepper to taste

Add frozen peppers and cook on medium heat for about 10-15 mins 

Cooking frozen peppers with browned chicken sausage and onion slices in a large skillet
Cooking peppers with the sausage and onions

Serve by itself or over noodles and with your favorite side salad

Chicken sausage and peppers over egg noodles with a side salad
Sausage and peppers dinner is served!

Next time you are at Trader Joe’s, grab the ingredients for this dinner! You can enjoy this with your family for an easy weeknight meal, and it will, without a doubt, be a crowd pleaser!

Yield: 4-6

Sausage and Peppers

Sausage and Peppers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 packs Trader Joe’s Smoked Apple Chicken Sausage
  • 1 bag Trader Joe’s frozen tri colored peppers
  • 1 onion sliced thin
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Season salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Slice the chicken sausage into bite-sized pieces
  2. Spray a large skillet or sauce pan with cooking spray
  3. Brown sausages until a light golden brown color
  4. While sausages are browning, slice up the onion
  5. Add onion to the skillet along with the olive oil and cook until the onions are slightly golden and transparent
  6. Add season salt and pepper to taste
  7. Add frozen peppers and cook on medium heat for about 10-15 mins 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 115 Total Fat: 9g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 7g Cholesterol: 17mg Sodium: 200mg Carbohydrates: 4g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 2g Protein: 5g
The nutrition information is a product of online calculators. I try to provide true and accurate information, but these numbers are estimates.
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