Spicy peppers and sausage turns up the heat with spice, bell peppers, and polska kielbasa.
Peppers and sausage is a simple, go to meal for when you want something quick, easy, and spicy. It’s a one skillet meal you can eat as is, or served on top of some cauliflower rice. We like to make it on nights where everyone is on the go and we need something quick so we can move on to the next activity.
Spicy Peppers and Sausage Variations
There are several types of sausage you can use for this recipe. The photos show beef polska kielbasa, though, you can use any kind of sausage. Polish sausage, andouille sausage, or even chorizo would work, for example.
A friend of mine refers to red, yellow, and green peppers as stop and go peppers. I’ve always thought this was a fun reference comparing them to a stoplight. The variety of peppers in this dish provide different levels of sweetness, which helps add additional complexity to the recipe. Red peppers are my favorite because the flavor can work well in so many dishes, and it works well paired with the spice in this recipe.
Whatever your pepper preference, use your favorite peppers for this dish or whatever you have on hand, it will turn out great no matter what.
Garnish and Topping Notes
Garnish with green onions, chives, or cilantro, or even leave it off. If this recipe is too spicy for you, consider topping it with a bit of sour cream to help calm the heat. Cheddar cheese, for example, is another way you can add in some cooling elements.
Experiment with different flavor combinations to find your favorite version of this dish.
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