3 red bell peppers
2 green bell peppers
1 yellow bell pepper
2 large tomatoes
1 large sliced red onion
6 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
2 teaspoons garlic powder, divided
2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
8 4-ounce links of Italian turkey sausage
1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

6 1-cup servings


Wash and slice the peppers and tomatoes; place in a large bowl. Place sliced onions and chopped garlic cloves in a small bowl and set aside. In a separate small bowl, combine 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, and Italian seasoning. Drizzle oil mixture over peppers and tomatoes, and lightly toss. Slice each sausage link into 5 or more pieces. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil and the remaining garlic powder in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook until browned. Add peppers and tomatoes. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 15 minutes; stir as needed. Add onions and chopped garlic; cover and cook an additional 5 minutes. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Cover and simmer until cheese melts.

Nutritional Analysis: 
380 calories
21 g fat
5 g saturated fat
110 mg cholesterol
730 mg sodium
17 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
8 g sugars
0 g added sugars
32 g protein

Italian Turkey Sausage and Peppers

Kentucky Proud Project
County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences 
University of Kentucky, Dietetics and Human Nutrition Students

August, 2019

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