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Quick and Easy Sausage with Potatoes and Peppers Recipe

Quick and Easy Sausage with Potatoes and Peppers Recipe

Sausage and peppers are a family favorite, and with the added potatoes in this recipe you'll have a hearty meal that brings everyone to the table in no time. Potatoes have been a staple in homes for hundreds of years. They're highly accessible and cheap to procure.

Sausage is often chosen by families because of its strong flavor. It does require some extra seasoning, but not a lot. We've chosen a beef smoked sausage for this particular recipe, since we think the flavors housed within are a perfect complement to the other ingredients. Extra flavor is added with the use of Italian seasoning and garlic powder.

To make this recipe, you'll only need to follow five simple steps. This is a one-skillet meal, meaning clean-up should be a breeze. One-skillet meals have become increasingly popular over the past several years, as people desire easier and easier recipes. With life seemingly being as busy as ever, keeping dinner simple is key.

With quick and easy recipes just like this one, you'll be able to avoid the temptation to go through the drive-thru instead. Fast food is fine once in a while, but when eaten frequently it can raise your family's risk of obesity and other health issues. Stick to homemade dinners as often as you can!

Sausages with Potatoes and Peppers


1 lb. beef smoked sausage, cut into 2 inch pieces
1 large onion, cut into thin wedges
2 medium green bell peppers, seeded and cut into 1 inch strips
6 small red potatoes, quartered lengthwise
1 cup tomato sauce
2 Tablespoons Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Olive oil for browning sausage


1. Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a heavy nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

2. Add sausage and cook 6-8 minutes, turning, until browned.

3. Add onion, peppers and potatoes and mix well.

4. Pour in the tomato sauce, Italian seasoning and garlic powder.

5. Cover and simmer 20 minutes over medium-low heat, until potatoes are tender. Serves 4.

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