Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers

  • Author: Heather L McCurdy
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours, 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 4 hours 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


There’s nothing like throwing dinner in the slow cooker and walking away. Sausage and Peppers is especially tasty when it slow cooks together for a couple hours. It’s a versatile dish that can serve a family or a crowd.



  • 4 medium-large green bell peppers
  • 4 medium sweet onions
  • 2 lb. Italian sausage links
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper


  1. Slice bell peppers and onions into thin slices then layer half of them in a 5-6 quart slow cooker.
  2. Put 1 pound of sausage links in slow cooker on top of peppers and onions.
  3. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper over sausage.
  4. Layer remaining peppers and onions on top of sausage.
  5. Arrange remaining sausage over peppers and onions.
  6. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper.
  7. Slow cook on high for 4 and 1/2 hours.

  • Category: Entree
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American