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I’ve got an easy, delicious recipe to share with you today that has become one of my go-to meals when I’m craving comfort food.
It’s BBQ sausage – juicy, smoked sausage tossed with crisp green peppers and drenched in a homemade tangy BBQ sauce.
Who can resist that combo?
The smoky sausage paired with crunchy veggies and zesty sauce is pretty much irresistible. This BBQ sausage dish is as tasty as it is versatile.
You can make it on the grill for a fun summertime meal, cook it up on the stovetop for a quick weeknight dinner, or even bake it in the oven for a cozy cold weather dish. However you prepare it, the end result is finger-licking goo
Why You Will Love Barbecue Sausage
Who can resist smoky, succulent barbecue sausage combined with lovely veggies and drenched in tangy sauce? I know I can’t.
This barbecue sausage recipe, is the epitome of comfort food. Crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside – it never goes wrong. Plus, this is a delightful, versatile dish – on a grill, on a stovetop, or even in the oven!
Tips for Perfect Barbecue Sausage
Cooking up the perfect barbecue sausage can be a breeze with a little know-how tucked up your sleeve.
- First, use high-quality, fresh sausage. It makes a difference.
- Also, heat up the barbecue sauce before mixing it in – it blends the flavors together nicely.
- And finally, prep all your ingredients ahead of time so everything’s ready to go.
The smoky, savory flavor takes center stage.
Homemade Barbecue sauce
Have you ever tried homemade BBQ sauce? It’s a game changer! This tangy, zesty sauce elevates the dish from simple to soothing comfort food.
Adding a hint of veggie crunch, green pepper, with its vibrant flavor, creates the perfect balance between meat and vegetables.
How to Make Barbecue Sausage
Step 1: Getting Ready
Chop pepper, onion, and sausage into chunks. Preheat oven/grill or grab a skillet.
Step 2: Mix it Up!
In a large bowl, toss the green pepper, onion, and smoked sausage with oil. Take time to mix it well.
Step 3: Fire it Up!
Depending on your cooking preference, either;
- Grill in foil for 10 mins, add sauce, grill 5-10 more mins.
- Sauté in skillet until tender, add sauce, cook until heated through.
- Bake at 350°F for 15 mins, add sauce, bake 10 more mins.
If you want a bit of variety, substitute green pepper for red or yellow ones. You could also switch the smoked sausage to Andouille or Italian sausage for a different flavor profile.
- Grill, stove or oven
- Large skillet
- Foil (for grilling)
- Bowls for mixing
Can I store leftover barbecue sausage?
Yes, the flavors get even better overnight!
Can I use store-bought barbecue sauce?
While homemade sauce has its charm, a store-bought one works just as well if you’re in a pinch.
- 2 tbsp oil
- 1 green pepper cut into large chunks
- 1 onion cut into large chunks
- 1 lb smoked sausage halved lengthwise and cut into 1" chunks
- 1 – 1 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
- Red pepper for a bit of heat!
- Breadcrumbs for some added crunch
- Prepare your vegetables and sausages.
- Toss everything with oil in a large bowl.
- Cook your mix in your preferred method: grilling, sautéing, or baking.
- Add in your barbecue sauce at the right time, depending on your cooking method.