Recipe: Sausage and Pepper Medley

Sausage and Pepper Medley

4 uncooked turkey Italian sausage links (about 1 pound)

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

4 medium red, green, and/or yellow sweet peppers, seeded and cut into thin strips

1 large onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings

1 14 1/2 – ounce can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained

1 1/2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning, crushed

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)

1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (1 ounce)


1. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage links over medium heat for 5 to 8 minutes or until browned, turning frequently. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook about 10 minutes more or until juices run clear. Transfer sausage links to a cutting board; thinly bias slice sausage links. Set aside.
2. Add the olive oil to the same skillet. Increase heat to medium. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add the sweet peppers and onion; cook about 5 minutes or until crisp tender, stirring occasionally.
3. Add the sausage slices, undrained tomatoes, Italian seasoning, and, if desired, crushed red pepper to the skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese to serve.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Servings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 204 cal., 11 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 50 mg chol., 691 mg sodium, 11 g carb. (3 g fiber), 16 g pro.
credit: © Copyright 2014, Meredith Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Diabetic living.


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