Spicy peppers and sausage turns up the heat with spice, bell peppers, and polska kielbasa.
Beef,  Pork

Spicy Peppers and Sausage – Quick and Easy

Spicy peppers and sausage turns up the heat with spice, bell peppers, and polska kielbasa.

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

Sausage Notes

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.

Pepper Notes

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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Spicy Peppers and Sausage

Spicy peppers and sausage turns up the heat with spice, bell peppers, and polska kielbasa.

Servings 6
Calories 267 kcal


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper sliced
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 1 14oz polska kielbasa (Polish Sausage), sliced in bite sized pieces
  • 1.5 tbsp creole seasoning
  • .25 tsp garlic minced


  1. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add peppers, onion, garlic and sausage, allowing them to brown slightly before stirring. Cook until peppers are tender and sausage is heated through.

  2. Add in creole seasoning and stir making sure seasoning is evenly coating all other ingredients. Continue heating for an additional 2 or 3 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Peppers and Sausage
Amount Per Serving
Calories 267 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 35mg12%
Potassium 479mg14%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Vitamin A 850IU17%
Vitamin C 173.3mg210%
Calcium 30mg3%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



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