Chicken Sausage and Bell Pepper Sliders

A plate of chicken sausage sliders with bell peppers and fresh basil
Prep Time: 
25 minutes
Number of Servings: 


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 red or yellow bell peppers, sliced thin
  • 12 oz fully cooked chicken sausage links (cut in half widthwise and then lengthwise)
  • 1 cup your favorite tomato sauce
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 18 thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 8 small slider buns


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  2. Add bell pepper and sauté for 5 minutes, until soft. Add sausage and sauté for 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in tomato sauce and balsamic vinegar and simmer mixture over medium-low heat for 3 to 5 minutes until sauce has thickened somewhat. Remove from heat and gently stir in basil.
  4. Split buns and toast, if desired.
  5. Top bottom half of each bun with sausage-pepper mixture. Cover each with remaining bun halves. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Info: 
199 Calories, 12 g Protein, 23 g Carbohydrates, 4 g Fiber, 8 g Total fat (2 g sat), 627 mg Sodium, ★★★★★ Vitamin C, Vitamin B1 (thiamine), Vitamin B3 (niacin), Vitamin K, Iron


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