Go Back
add sliced sausage back to crock pot

Deana's Sausage, Peppers & Onions

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8 -10
Calories 280 kcal


  • 10 sausage links (I used Pineapple/Bacon Chicken Sausage)
  • 1 large red onion, sliced
  • 5 colored bell peppers, sliced & halved
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper (to taste, to season peppers/onions)


  • Buns
  • sweet and spicy mustard


  1. heat a skillet over med-high heat. lightly spray with cooking spray. Add sausage links to pan and brown on all sides. Approximately 4 minutes total. 

    brown the sausage
  2. while sausage is browning start slicing the peppers and onions. 

    slice peppers and onions
  3. over medium heat, heat olive oil in a saute pan for about 30 seconds. add minced garlic for another 30 seconds. Add peppers and onions and saute for about 4 minutes. (might have to do in 2 batches depending on your saute pan size). add salt and pepper to taste (I did about 1/8 tsp each)

    sausage peppers onions saute peppers onions
  4. add sausage to crock-pot. top with peppers and onions. 

    add sausage and peppers to crockpot
  5. set crock-pot to low for 4 hours. 2 hours in, take sausage out and let it rest for 10 minutes on a cutting board or cooling rack

    let sausage rest for 10 minutes
  6. slice sausage and add back to crock-pot. Stir. 

    add sliced sausage back to crock pot
  7. serve on a bun, solo or with a cornbread side. top with sweet and spicy mustard. Enjoy!

    sausage peppers onions final