RecipeTurkey Sausage with Sautéed Peppers and Onions

Nutrition Facts
Amount per Serving
  • Calories: 205
  • Protein: 16 g
  • Total Fat: 8 g
    • Unsaturated Fat: 6 g
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 19 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6 g
  • Sodium: 665 mg

If you’re looking for simple and scrumptious, this recipe is calling your name. It’s pure comfort food—but lighter and leaner thanks to the protein-packed turkey sausage (choose mild or spicy based on your audience). Plus, you get the benefit of immune-boosting vitamin-C-rich peppers, which twirl up like pasta on your fork. Feel free to go back for seconds or enjoy the leftovers for lunch the next day.

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This recipe makes 2 servings
  • 2 green or yellow bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 red bell peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 lean chicken or turkey sausage links

Liberally coat a skillet with oil spray and warm over medium heat. Add peppers and onion and sauté 8 to 10 minutes until soft and lightly browned. Set aside.  

Reapply oil spray and sauté sausages over medium heat until almost fully cooked. Slice into ¼-inch rounds and continue to sauté to get the insides seared and flavorful. Add cooked vegetables and sauté together for an additional 1 to 2 minutes over medium heat. Toss in preferred herbs and ground black pepper. Serve as a standalone dish, or with a side of pasta or baked potato (white or sweet, eater’s choice). You can also layer between a sub roll and enjoy as a hearty sandwich. Yum!

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