Italian food doesn't have to always be so heavy. We have many Italian recipes that are lighter, gluten-free, and still delizioso! Our Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers is another one to add to the list. We turned the classic dish into a simple sheet pan recipe that cooks in 30 minutes with only 10 minutes of preparation.
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This Italian inspired sheet pan meal is stored in the freezer until cooking for an easy dump and bake meal. Serving over brown rice adds staying power and a dose of fiber.
How long will Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers last for?
Sheet Pan Italian sausage and peppers will last for up to 4 days in the refrigerator when properly stored. You can store this sheet pan recipe in shallow airtight containers.
Can Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers be frozen?
Yes. Store Italian sausage and peppers in covered, freezer-friendly airtight containers or freezer bags. The sausage will hold its flavor for up to two months in the freezer.
Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers Ingredients:
- 4 mild or spicy Italian sausage links
- 2 bell peppers, sliced into thick slices
- 2 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
- 4 cups cooked brown rice
How do you make Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers?
This easy 2-step sheet pan recipe starts with you seasoning the sausage and letting it sit overnight. When you're ready to cook Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers the next day, preheat your oven to 400 degrees and prepare your sheet pan. Place your sausage, olive oil, seasonings, and vegetables on the sheet pan and bake for 30 minutes. See, wasn't that molto facile?
How to portion Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers?
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Other tips for making Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers:
Besides the side dishes already mentioned, you can pair sheet pan Italian sausage and peppers with grilled vegetables, polenta, beans, and more.
Use pork, chicken, or turkey sausage.
Turn this sheet pan recipe into a sandwich by putting the Italian sausage and peppers into a hoagie and topping it with provolone cheese.
Sheet pan Italian sausage and peppers is ideal for lunch or dinner, but you can make it into breakfast by adding sautéed spinach and a fried egg.
Add tomato paste for a more traditional dish.