Sausage Peppers and Onions makes for a perfect and quick weeknight dinner which gets ready in under 20 min. This is one of my favourite Italian American Street food dishes which I love to make for a quick weeknight dinner and enjoy it as is or over a bed of rice or traditionally inside hoagie rolls
Are you looking for a quick and delicious weeknight dinner idea? Look no further! In this blog post, I will share with you a popular Italian American recipe that takes only 20 minutes to make.
This Cajun Chicken Sausage with Bell Peppers and Onions is not only easy to prepare but also packed with flavors that your whole family will love.
Why Choose This Recipe for Cajun Sausage Pepper and Onions
As a busy parent, I understand the struggle of finding time to cook a nutritious meal for your family after a tiring day. This recipe is perfect for those moments when you want something fast and hassle-free. It requires minimal ingredients and can be prepared in just a few simple steps.
To make this delicious dish, you will need the following ingredients:
- Olive oil
- Chopped chicken sausages (Italian sausages can also be used)
- Chopped bell peppers (red, green, and yellow)
- Chopped onions
- Cajun seasoning
- Red wine vinegar
- Marinara sauce
- Red pepper flakes
- Salt and pepper
Now, let's dive into the cooking process:
1. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
2. Add the chopped chicken sausages to the skillet and toast them lightly. This step helps the sausages to turn beautifully golden brown and caramelize, enhancing their flavors.
3. Once the sausages are done, transfer them to a sheet pan along with the chopped bell peppers and onions.
4. Drizzle some olive oil over the mixture and season with cajun seasoning, red wine vinegar, marinara sauce, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.
5. Toss everything together to ensure all the ingredients are evenly coated.
6. Bake the mixture in the preheated oven at 180°C or 350°F for 15 minutes.
That's it! Your Cajun Chicken Sausage with Bell Peppers and Onions is now ready to be served.
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There are several ways you can enjoy this flavorful Cajun Sausage Pepper and Onions
1. Serve it as is: This recipe is so delicious on its own that you can simply serve it as a main course. The combination of juicy chicken sausages, tender bell peppers, and onions will create a delightful meal.
2. Stuff it in hoagie rolls: For an extra kick and a more filling option, you can serve the Cajun Chicken Sausage with Bell Peppers and Onions inside hoagie rolls. The combination of flavors and textures will provide a satisfying sandwich experience.
3. Pair it with rice: If you prefer a heartier meal, you can serve this dish over a bed of rice. The flavorful sausages, peppers, and onions will complement the rice perfectly, creating a well-balanced and satisfying plate.
The best Sausage Pepper and Onions recipe ever!
The Cajun Chicken Sausage with Bell Peppers and Onions recipe is an excellent choice for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.
Its simplicity, combined with the rich flavors, makes it a crowd-pleaser for both kids and adults.
Whether you serve it as is, stuff it in hoagie rolls, or pair it with rice, this dish is sure to satisfy your taste buds.
So, the next time you are tired and want something fast and delicious, give this recipe a try. You won't be disappointed!
Enjoy the mouthwatering flavors of this Italian American dish and impress your family with your culinary skills. Bon appétit!
Store leftover Sausage Pepper and Onions in an airtight container in the refrigerator. You can store this for up to a week in the refrigerator.
Freeze: Yes of-course! You can easily freeze leftovers of this or meal prep sausage pepper and onions and freeze it in an airtight container and store for up to three months.
Reheat: Remember to thaw it overnight in the refrigerator and reheat in the oven before serving.
Watch and learn
Quick and Easy Sausage Pepper Onion Recipe (Baked)
- 1 lbs Sausages chopped into 1 inch cubes
- 1 cups Bell Peppers all colors, diced
- 1 medium Red Onion diced
- Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
- Add the chopped chicken sausages to the skillet and toast them lightly. This step helps the sausages to turn beautifully golden brown and caramelize, enhancing their flavors.
- Once the sausages are done, transfer them to a sheet pan along with the chopped bell peppers and onions.
- Drizzle some olive oil over the mixture and season with cajun seasoning, red wine vinegar, marinara sauce, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper.
- Toss everything together to ensure all the ingredients are evenly coated.
- Bake the mixture in the preheated oven at 180°C or 350°F for 15 minutes.That's it! Your Cajun Chicken Sausage with Bell Peppers and Onions is now ready to be served.