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Cheesy Italian Sausage Bake with Peppers

Cheesy Italian Sausage Bake with Peppers
Looking for a sausage bake recipe that is filling and healthy. Wait until you taste this. This baked Italian sausage casserole is easy to make, only has a few ingredients and is so good, you will make it over and over.

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Delicious and Easy Cheesy Italian Sausage Bake with Peppers

I love Italian sausage and peppers. While this combination is usually in sandwich rolls, this is a casserole version of the classic sandwich. The flavor of the Italian sausage goes so well with the peppers and cheese, you will wonder why you never thought of it before.

Can I Freeze this Sausage and Pepper Bake For Later?

Whether you have decided to make a freezer meal, made too much for dinner, or just want to have this meal on hand for when you need the great taste, you can freeze this sausage and pepper bake for later. If this bake has already been baked, you can remove it from the casserole dish and move it to airtight containers or freezer bags.  This will keep the sausage and pepper bake fresh until you are ready to thaw it and eat it. If the casserole has not been baked, consider using a disposable tin. This will make it easy to take the bake from the freezer to the oven with little effort but it will also not keep one of your pans out of commission. The bake will last up to 3 months in the freezer.

What cheese goes best with baked Italian sausage?

When you are making this baked Italian sausage, there is not one best cheese. I am using a combination of mozzarella and cheddar cheese in this bake. You can change it up to whatever cheese you like and even try a few different varieties to has a twist to the recipe. You want a cheese that melts well and there are many different types of cheese that will work with this Italian sausage.

Can I use mini peppers in this sausage bake?

When making this sausage bake, you can use whatever types of peppers you like. You can certainly use mini peppers in this bake. You can use the peppers whole, as you can eat the seeds and all of these little peppers. I would recommend removing the stems because these are not edible. You can also, remove the stems, the ribs, and the seeds. Dice the peppers or just cut them in half. It is a preference in how you like these peppers. easy Italian sausage and peppers

Variations to Sausage and Peppers

There are a few ways to change this recipe up.

  • Sauage: While this recipe is using a basic Italian sausage, you can use hot sausage or any flavor of sausage you like. It will all work together with these flavors. You can even use ground sausage.
  • Pepper: You can use any type of peppers you like as well. While I mentioned the mini peppers above, you can also use hot peppers, roasted peppers, frozen diced pepper, or any other pepper you would like to use.

Ingredients for sausage and peppers in the oven

  • Italian sausages
  • Red bell pepper
  • Green bell pepper
  • Yellow bell pepper
  • cheddar cheese
  • mozzarella cheese
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

How to cook Italian sausage in the oven with peppers

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Cut the Italian sausages into bite sized pieces, and place them into a well greased baking dish.

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Roughly chop the bell peppers into bite sized pieces and place them in the baking dish as well.

Pour 1 tbsp of oil over the mixture in the baking dish, and add salt and pepper to taste. Toss to coat well.sausage, peppers and cheese

Top the mixture with 1 cup of mozzarella cheese and 1 cup of cheddar cheese.

Bake for 25-30 minutes until the cheese is browned and the sausage is cooked through.

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Enjoy!

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Cheesy Italian Sausage Bake with Peppers

Cheesy Italian Sausage Bake with Peppers


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  • Author: Laura
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x

Description

Looking for a sausage bake recipe that is filling and healthy. Wait until you taste this. This baked Italian sausage casserole is easy to make, only has a few ingredients and is so good, you will make it over and over.


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Ingredients

  • 10 Mild Italian sausages
  • 1 Red bell pepper roughly chopped
  • 1 Green bell pepper roughly chopped
  • 1 Yellow bell pepper roughly chopped
  • 1 c Shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 c Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cut the Italian sausages into bite sized pieces, and place them into a well greased baking dish.
  3. Roughly chop the bell peppers into bite sized pieces and place them in the baking dish as well.
  4. Pour 1 tbsp of oil over the mixture in the baking dish, and add salt and pepper to taste. Toss to coat well.
  5. Top the mixture with 1 cup of mozzarella cheese and 1 cup of cheddar cheese.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes until the cheese is browned and the sausage is cooked through.

  • Category: dinner
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: american

Keywords: sausage bake

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Cheesy Italian Sausage Bake with Peppers

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