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Italian Sausage, Onions and Peppers Skillet

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Italian Sausage, Onions and Peppers Skillet is a super-flavourful comfort food. It’s an awesome meal for a busy weeknight dinner, weekend, or game-day party.
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  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 pound fresh Italian sausage links
  • 1 cup white onion — sliced
  • 1 cup red onion — sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper — sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper — sliced
  • 1 orange bell pepper — sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves — sliced
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup chicken broth (you can use red wine as well if you are not on low-carb and whole30 diets)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add the sausage links, and cook for about 2 minutes each side, just until they turn brown. The sausage will not be cooked through. Place them on a cutting board, slice them, and set aside.

  2. Add the onions, and cook for about 2 minutes. Stir constantly. Then, add the bell peppers, garlic, salt and black pepper, and red pepper flakes. Cook for 5 minutes or until the onions are translucent.

  3. Add the chicken broth to the skillet with the peppers and onions, and scrape the bottom of the skillet to release all the brown bits. Return the sausage back to the skillet, and reduce the heat to medium. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Then, uncover the skillet, increase the heat to medium-high, and cook for 3 more minutes, just until the liquid is evaporated and the sausage is cooked through. Top with parsley and basil. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: dinner, gluten-free, low-carb, one-pan, paleo, sausage, skillet meal, whole30

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/4) — Calories: 337, Fat: 17g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 52mg, Sodium: 1189mg, Potassium: 619mg, Carbohydrates: 17g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 8g, Protein: 30g

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