Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers

Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers

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. 

When you’re ready for more Italian meal prep recipes, give these a try: 

Spicy Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Vegetarian Italian Sausage Egg Cups

Italian Sausage Pasta Salad Meal Prep

Italian Sub Lettuce Wrap Meal Prep

Sheet Pan Philly Cheesesteak

Sheet Pan Bruschetta Chicken

 

Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers

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

Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers Ingredients:

  • 4 mild or spicy Italian sausage links 
  • 2 bell peppers, sliced into thick slices  
  • tbsp olive oil  
  • 1 tsp dried Italian seasoning  
  • 4 cups cooked brown rice  

Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers

 

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? 

 

Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers

 

How to portion Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers?

You need four meal prep containers. Sheet pan Italian sausage goes on top of brown rice, white rice, cauliflower rice, or pasta (or zoodles). We use brown rice. 

 

Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers

 

More Italian sausage prep recipes:

Spicy Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Vegetarian Italian Sausage Egg Cups

Italian Sausage Pasta Salad Meal Prep

Air Fryer Breakfast Sausage

Caprese Pesto Sausage Pasta

Balsamic Sausage and Veggie Meal Prep

Sausage and Mashed Potato Meal Prep

One Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Grape and Sausage Meal Prep

Keto Bacon Sausage Meatballs

Sausage Lover’s Hashbrown Casserole

Egg, Sausage, Bell Pepper, and Avocado Breakfast Meal Prep

 

Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers

 

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. 

 

Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers

Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers

Sheet Pan Italian Sausage and Peppers

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. 
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free, sausages, Sheet Pan
Servings: 4
Calories: 371kcal
Author: Meal Prep on Fleek

Ingredients

  • 4 mild or spicy Italian sausage links
  • 2 medium bell peppers sliced into thick slices
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried Italian seasoning
  • 4 cups cooked brown rice

Instructions

  • Combine peppers, Italian sausage, olive oil, and seasonings in a 1-gallon zip-top bag. Freeze. Thaw 24 hours in the refrigerator before cooking.
  • Preheat oven to 400ºF and line a medium baking pan with parchment paper. Spread sausage, peppers, olive oil, and Italian seasoning on a baking sheet. Bake uncovered for 30 minutes.
  • Add brown rice to 4 MPOF black containers. Slice sausage and serve over brown rice with peppers. Refrigerate until enjoying.

Nutrition

Calories: 371kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 19g
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