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This One Pot Italian Sausage and Peppers meal with Knorr® Rice Sides is easy and packed full of flavor. Perfect for weeknight dinners!

One Pot Italian Sausage and Peppers

Course Dinner
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Kimberly Sneed


  • 1 package Knorr® Rice Sides™ - Chicken flavored Rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 cups sliced bell peppers
  • 1 lb. ground Italian sausage
  • 1 can Italian style diced tomatoes
  • Parmesan-Romano grated cheese optional
  • Italian flat parsley for garnish


  1. In large Dutch oven heat 1 tbsp. olive oil and 1 tsp. minced garlic on medium high heat.
  2. Add sliced bell peppers and cook until they begin to soften.
  3. Add Italian sausage to the pot and cook through.
  4. Once cooked through, transfer sausage and peppers to a bowl (drain oil if preferred).
  5. Return Dutch oven to stove and bring 2 cups water and package of Knorr® Rice Sides™ - Chicken flavored Rice to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 7 minutes.
  6. Once rice is finished, add can of Italian style diced tomatoes and bowl of sausage and peppers.
  7. Cook until heated through; serve topped with Parmesan-Romano grated cheese and Italian flat parsley. Enjoy!