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5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Sausage and Peppers

Instant Pot Sausage and Peppers can also be made in the slow cooker or in the oven.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Instant Pot, Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 350kcal
Author: Matt Freund


  • 2 lbs Italian Sausage
  • 2 Onions Sliced
  • 2 Green Peppers Sliced
  • 2 Red Peppers Sliced
  • 4 to 6 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 jar 28 oz. Trader Joes Tomato Basil Marinara (or sauce of choice)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil


  • Open your Instant Pot and Hit the Saute button and put on the NORMAL setting. When screen says "Hot" Saute Sausages 2 to 3 Minutes and remove. Saute Onions and Peppers about 4 to 5 minutes. Add Garlic and Sauté 1 minute More. Add Jar of Sauce and Water. Lay sausages on top of sauce and DO NOT STIR. Put lid back on Instant Pot and turn valve to SEAL. Push PRESSURE COOK Button and set timer for 15 MINUTES. When cook time is complete wait 5 MINUTES and then QUICK RELEASE pressure of Instant Pot. Remove Lid and stir and let sit and thicken for a few minutes. Serve and enjoy.


Calories: 350kcal