Easy Sausage and Peppers

Sausage and Peppers made in a Slow Cooker!

Sausage and Peppers is a classic Italian-American comfort food dish; I’ve added my own spin on it by cooking it in the slow cooker!  
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Bell Peppers, Italian sausage
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 419kcal
Author Jillian - a Food, Folks and Fun original!



  • 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Marsala wine or chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes


  • 8 Italian sausage links thawed
  • 1 large green bell pepper seeded and sliced
  • 1 large yellow onion sliced


  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 8 fresh Italian sandwich rolls toasted


  • Place the sauce ingredients into the slow cooker and stir to combine. 
  • Add the sausage, bell peppers, and onions; stir to combine. 
  • Cover and cook on low for 6 hours. Stir in the chopped basil and serve over sandwich rolls. 



Calories: 419kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 1144mg | Potassium: 564mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 345IU | Vitamin C: 28.2mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 4.1mg