Marinated Sweet Italian Sausage

December 3, 2011

Author Notes:

An easy dish to make ahead and serve for tomorrow's appetizer gathering. I have sweet red pepper and three cheese sausages marinating and they take just minutes to roast.


Serves: 4


  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet Italian sausages
  • 1 each red, yellow, green or orange peppers cut into large pieces
  • 1 large onion cut into large pieces
  • 4 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1 -1 1/2 cups dry fruity red wine
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons EVOO
In This Recipe


  1. Place sausage chunks in red wine marinade (refrigerate) for about 16-24 hours. Marinate in sealed plastic bag, turning now and them to evenly marinate sausage chunks. Pat dry sausage pieces. Heat an oven safe sauté or everyday pan in a 400° oven for 5 minutes. Toss the sausages, peppers, garlic and onions in the hot pan drizzle with EVOO and pepper, roast, turning 1 or 2 times until sausages are lightly browned. Serve hot.

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