Sausage and Peppers Salad

sausage and pepper salad

This past weekend, we had the most amazing little family vacation at The Gaylord Palms here in Orlando. I got a ton of pictures and can’t wait to share them with you soon. Right now I’m in Minneapolis for a first ever GMBlogFest, hosted by General Mills. The next few days are going to be filled with excitement, I can’t wait!

Remember to stop by and enter the Epiphanie Camera bag giveaway if you haven’t already. The camera bags from Epiphanie look like high end bags, and can also double as large purses and diaper bags.

And here’s a recipe I made about a week ago I think you’ll like. It’s simple and satisfying.

I just love sausage and peppers. Whether it’s in a sandwich, with pasta, or on a pizza. Since everyone in my family loves it so much, I thought I would try to make a healthier, low carb version of one of our favorite dinners.

For this salad, I simply made it with lots of fresh sliced bell peppers and a small head of radicchio. Then I topped the salad with browned Italian sausage. To make this salad even more figure friendly, you could use lower fat Italian turkey or chicken sausage. For a dressing, I just drizzled over balsamic vinegar and olive oil.

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Yield: Serves 4

Sausage and Peppers Salad

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5 links sweet or hot Italian sausage, sliced and sauteed
1 large green pepper, sliced
1 large red pepper, sliced
1 large yellow pepper, sliced
1/2 medium red onion, sliced
balsamic vinegar
olive oil
1 small head radicchio, torn


Saute sausage in a large skillet with a little olive oil until done and no longer pink.

Combine sliced bell peppers, onion and radicchio in a salad bowl. Top with cooked sausage. Drizzle over balsamic vinegar and olive oil to taste.

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  14 Responses to “Sausage and Peppers Salad”

  1. Angie,

    Have fun in Minneapolis! Bet it will be a blast. Any other bloggers I know? When I was in NYC a couple weeks ago it was cold, so be super prepared in case you need a coat for nighttime. 🙂 Even though we keep hearing it’s spring everywhere…takes them longer to warm up for good. Throw in a windchill & well, I’ll stop playing a mom. LOL!

    This salad looks amazing…I’d have to tone down on the veggies for hubby though. 🙂

    • Angie — May 19, 2012 @ 10:32 am

      Your funny, it wasn’t that cold, it was 90 yesterday afternoon, so warm. There was about 15 of us, I’ll post about it soon, it was so exciting, but I’m glad to be back home.

  2. Aggie — May 16, 2012 @ 4:23 pm

    Oh Angie, this looks so good! So creative to turn sausage and peppers into such a fresh salad like this. Have a great time in MN!!

  3. Kristen — May 16, 2012 @ 7:59 pm

    What a great looking recipe!

  4. marla — May 16, 2012 @ 10:39 pm

    Just fell in love with this recipe on Pineterst!! Looks amazing girl 🙂

  5. marla — May 16, 2012 @ 10:40 pm

    Ha! That would be Pinterest 😉

  6. [email protected] — May 18, 2012 @ 11:09 am

    Angie, that is the most gorgeous salad I’ve seen in a LONG time. And with Sausage!!

  7. Tara @ Unsophisticook — May 18, 2012 @ 7:32 pm

    This is so colorful and pretty — love it!

  8. RecipeNewZ — May 18, 2012 @ 7:46 pm

    I just saw this photo on Pinterest and followed the link. I love this recipe! So simple, so pretty and so satisfying! This is my brunch tomorrow 🙂

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  9. What a flavor filled salad and with sausage, yes please!!

  10. [email protected] Press — May 24, 2012 @ 7:07 pm

    this looks absolutely amazing!

    pinned for later use:)

  11. Cathy — May 25, 2012 @ 1:41 am

    That looks sooo delicious! I love sausage and peppers and onions and…. can’t wait to make it!

  12. Med School Mom — September 11, 2012 @ 8:23 am

    Looks delish! It’s a salad so it must be healthy, right?

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