turkey sausage and peppers

a recipe by
Sherry Tinnell
Manassas, VA

So yummy! Even with the veggies in it my boys still eat it up! And it's low fat!

serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Saute

Ingredients For turkey sausage and peppers

  • 1 pkg
    turkey sausage, sweet italian style
  • 4
    bell peppers, red, yellow, green or orange. sliced 1/8 in thick, then cut into half
  • 1 lg
    sweet onion, sliced 1/8 thick then cut into half
  • 1-28 oz can
    italian crushed tomatoes
  • 3 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper
  • fat free, non stick canola spray
  • brown rice, cooked
  • side salad w/ low fat dressing

How To Make turkey sausage and peppers

  • 1
    Take a large non-stick skillet pan and coat with non-stick spray. Turn heat to medium setting. Put whole sausages in the skillet until browned on all sides. Remove and set aside. Drain pan.
  • 2
    Spray pan generously with non-stick spray and place onions in pan with salt and pepper to taste. Sauté on medium heat for 5 minutes. Place pepper slices in pan with onions and sauté for 5 more minutes.
  • 3
    While peppers and onions are cooking, slice the sausage into 3/4 inch thick slices. Add the sausage slices to the pan with the onion and pepper mixture.
  • 4
    Then add the can of crushed tomatoes, the Italian seasonings and crushed red pepper flakes. Simmer over a low flame for 20 minutes. Serve the sausage and peppers over a cup of brown rice and a side green salad with a fat-free dressing.
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