Pressure Cooker Italian Sausages with Onions and Peppers2022-09-11
- Cuisine: Italian
- Course: Main Dish
- Skill Level: Beginner
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- Yield: 6
- Servings: 4-8
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 6m
- Ready In: 16m
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This information is per serving.
Saturated Fat2.5 g
Trans Fat4.6 g
Unsaturated Fat1.4 g
Pressure cooker Italian sausages with onions and peppers.
Italian sausages with vegetables and dry white wine cooked in a pressure cooker.
Very easy and delicious.
When it comes to creating an easy, delicious Italian meal, nothing beats pressure cooker Italian sausages with onions and peppers. This classic dish demands minimal effort while still delivering maximum flavor. Best of all, it won’t take hours to make. By using a pressure cooker, this popular Italian-inspired dish can be ready in no time.
Pressure cookers work by trapping steam, building up pressure, and cooking food faster than traditional methods. This helps to concentrate the flavors, tenderize the meat and vegetables, and prevent burning. When used correctly, the process of pressure cooking can produce restaurant-quality dishes in a fraction of the time.
To create Italian sausages, start by cutting the onions and peppers into cubes. Add them to the pressure cooker, along with the vegetables, a cup of dry white wine, and a pinch of salt. Lock the lid into place and set the timer for 6 minutes at high pressure. Once the timer goes off, allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes before opening.
This easy, delicious dish pairs perfectly with a salad and some crusty bread. The wine adds a subtle sweetness to the vegetables and creates a delicious sauce that can be served over the sausages. To make the meal even more impressive, try topping the sausages with freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Pressure cooker Italian sausages with onions and peppers are sure to become a family favorite!
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Fried Italian Sausages with Onions and Peppers
Ingredients: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 2 pounds (960 g) mild Italian sausages, 1 bell green pepper, thinly sliced, 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced, 2 sweet onions, peeled and thinly sliced, 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced, 1 tablespoon tomato paste, 14½ oz (435 ml) can diced tomatoes, 1/2 teaspoon each: salt, dried oregano, and dried basil, 1/4 teaspoon each: freshly ground black pepper and red pepper flakes
Instructions: In a large pan, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add sausages and cook until browned on all sides. Remove browned sausages from the pan and transfer them to a bowl. Set aside.
Add onions and peppers to the pan. Cook over medium-high heat until softened. Stir in minced garlic and cook for a further 1 minute. Slice cooked sausages into 1-1½ inches (2.5-4 cm) pieces. Return sliced sausages to the pan, and add the remaining ingredients. Cook for 5-10 minutes, or until sausages are cooked through and sauce is thickened.
Pressure Cooker Italian Sausages with Onions and Peppers
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- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 8 Italian sausages
- 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
- 2 large sweet yellow onions, peeled, halved, and sliced into half moons
- 2 large green bell peppers, seeded and cut into strips
- 2 large red bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips
- 1½ teaspoons dried Italian herb blend or oregano
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) dry white wine
- 2/3 cup (160 ml) low-sodium chicken broth
Heat olive oil in an electric instant pot turned to the sauté function. Prick the sausages all over, using a sharp knife. Working in batches, brown sausages on all sides, for about 2 minutes per batch. Remove cooked sausages from the pressure cooker and transfer them to a plate.
Add garlic to the pressure cooker and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Remove cooked garlic and transfer it to the same plate.
Stir in the onions and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until soft, for about 3 minutes. Transfer to the plate with sausages and garlic.
Add bell peppers and cook, stirring, until they are softened, for 3-5 minutes. Return cooked onions to the pot. Toss with peppers. Season with herbs and pour in dry white wine, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pot. Let the wine simmer until completely evaporated.
Return the sausages to the pot with any accumulated juices. Cover with onions and peppers. Pour chicken broth over.
Cover the pressure cooker and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set the timer to cook for 6 minutes.
Using the Quick Release method, bring pressure to normal. The sausages should be cooked through.
Transfer the sausages and vegetables to a serving platter. Serve hot with mashed potatoes, or pasta.
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posted by Janet on November 9, 2017
Are these instructions for pressure cooker on top of stove top? I have an instant pot and was wondering if you have instructions for that? I am still new with the instant pot.
posted by Slava Bond on November 10, 2017
Hi, this recipe is for stovetop pressure cooker. Unfortunately, I don’t have instructions for instant pot.