Today, I went with one of my mother’s old recipes, that I grew up with, and one of my favorites, Air Fryer Italian Sausage Peppers and Onions. All including, the roasted peppers and onions prepared in the air fryer.
This is a really great meal for the fall season, it’s nice and hearty and it can all be done in one air fryer basket or air fryer tray.
If you have not made this in the air fryer, you are truly missing out on the onions, peppers, and sausage all do wonderfully in the air fryer. They crisp up nicely and make for a great “one-pot meal.”
I lived in Boston as most of you knew, and every summer there would be a HUGE feast that would sell, Italian sausage, peppers, and onion subs. They are always the hit of the summer.
There is nothing like an Air Fryer Italian Sausage, amazing. If you go to any Italian fair in the summer, especially in the North End of Boston, they are served in rolls, called Hogalies and they make the perfect lunch or dinner!
Air Fryer Sausage Peppers and Onions
Ingredients You Will Need For This Recipe-
- Green Peppers
- Red Peppers
- Yellow Peppers
- Olive Oil
- Sub Roll
- Italian Sausage, either mild or hot
How To Make Air Fryer Sausage and Peppers
Then add the sliced peppers (I did green and red) to your air fryer safe pan and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Mix well, so the peppers are well coated.
What Are The Best Sausages and Peppers To Use:
I tend to use a variety of colored bell peppers in my recipes, the reason is simple, they look better. In my grocery store, they sell a package of three peppers, usually red, green, and either yellow or orange. Any combination works.
For the sausages, I tend to stick to my roots and use Italian sausage. They come in both hot and sweet. Since I have kids I usually pick up sweet sausages, but obviously hot would work the same way.
How to Store Leftovers:
If you are cooking for yourself, or you simply just make enough to have leftovers for lunch the next day. You can easily store them covered for about 2-3 days in the refrigerator.
If you want to freeze the extra portion, you can freeze it easily in a freezable container. To use just defrost it in the refrigerator and reheat in either the air fryer or microwave.
What Do You Serve With Sausage and Peppers?
This is traditionally served with a huge side of French Fries, but you can certainly serve this with anything you want, here are some of my serving suggestions-
Some restaurants serve this with a tomato sauce on top or as a side to dip the sandwich in.
Some Other Easy Meals To Make in the Air Fryer:
Some Helpful Products Used in Making Air Fryer Italian Sausage Peppers and Onions.
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This is such an easy recipe. We even had air-fried onions and peppers on top. Best meal ever! This is really a one-pot meal to make in the air fryer.
- Prep Time: 10
- Cook Time: 20
- Total Time: 30
- Yield: 6 servings 1x
- Category: Main Course
- Method: Air Fryer
- Cuisine: American
- 2 onions
- 1 or 2 green peppers
- 1 or 2 red peppers
- 1 or 2 yellow peppers
- 3 tablespoons of olive oil
- Optional: Serve on a sub roll
- I used Italian sausages (mild) and there were about 5 in the package.
- Start by cutting up the peppers and onions, into thin slices.
- Then add 1 tablespoon of olive oil, into each batch (I cooked them separately if you cook them together use less olive oil)
- Air fry the peppers and onions for 7 minutes at 390 degrees F, I mixed them after 3 minutes.
- Then add your sausage and air fry for 20 minutes at 390 degrees F.
- Add sausage to your sub roll (I cut mine up, so they would fit nicely) and then top with onions and peppers.
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