Instant Pot(R) Sausage and Peppers Recipe
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Instant Pot® Sausage and Peppers


Sausage and peppers made in the Instant Pot(R) are the ultimate comfort food. Serve on a bun at a tailgating party or with rice or polenta for a hearty fall meal.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 green bell peppers, seeded and cut into strips
  • 2 red bell peppers, seeded and cut into strips
  • 1 onion, sliced, separated into rings
  • 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (20 ounce) package turkey Italian sausage links


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)) and select Saute function. Once pot is hot, add oil, green and red bell peppers, and onion. Cook until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes. Lightly prick sausage casings with a fork and add to pot. Brown sausages on all sides, about 5 minutes. Add tomato sauce, garlic, Italian seasoning, and salt. Close and lock the lid.
  2. Turn off Saute function and select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 8 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  3. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid. Cut sausages on the diagonal into small pieces. Serve immediately.

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Nutritional Information

Instant Pot(R) Sausage and Peppers

Servings Per Recipe: 5
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 288
% Daily Value *
Total Fat: 26 %
Saturated Fat:
Cholesterol: 29 %
Sodium: 56 %
Potassium: 20 %
Total Carbohydrates: 4 %
Dietary Fiber: 13 %
Protein: 46 %
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Vitamin B6:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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