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air fryer sausage and peppers on a white plate with rice.

Air Fryer Sausage and Peppers

When you want a quick and easy meal, try this recipe for Air Fryer Sausage and Peppers. Spicy Italian sausage gets cooked with bell peppers and is ready in 15 minutes. Everyone loves this tasty meal.

  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x


  • 1 12ounce package pre-cooked Italian sausage (or your favorite flavor of sausage), sliced into 1/2-inch disks
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 green bell pepper, cored and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 onion, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley


  1. Place the sliced sausage and vegetables in a medium mixing bowl.
  2. Toss with olive oil and dried parsley.
  3. Pour the mixture into the basket of your air fryer. It’s okay if the sausage and veggies overlap a bit.
  4. Set the temperature to 400°F for a cook time of 10 minutes.
  5. Toss the ingredients in the air fryer basket once during the cooking process.
  6. Serve hot.


  1. Some air fryers need to be preheated. Be sure to read the manufacturer’s guide for your specific air fryer model to determine if it needs to be preheated.
  2. Store any leftovers in an airtight container for up to 4 days.
  3. To double this recipe, you may need to cook it in two batches depending on the size of your air fryer basket.
  • Author: Mary Catherine H
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Main dish
  • Method: Air fryer
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 390
  • Sugar: 5.4 g
  • Sodium: 738.6 mg
  • Fat: 29.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.7 g
  • Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 19.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 56.4 mg

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