Italian Sausage with Peppers Instant Pot Recipe

The Instant Pot can make Italian sausage quickly, and serving it with peppers makes for a yummy recipe. Little cook time or clean-up is needed for this amazing recipe.

Italian Sausage with Peppers Instant Pot Recipe

Here is our simple recipe for making Italian sausage with peppers in the Instant Pot.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 32 minutes
Total Time 37 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 1 package Italian Sausage should be around 2 pounds.
  • 28 ounces Crushed Italian Tomatoes
  • 15 ounces tomato sauce
  • 3 large Red Bell Peppers Sliced up and cored.
  • 1 large Sweet Onion Chopped up.
  • 2 tablespoons EVOO
  • 1 teaspoon garlic Minced.
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Basil
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black or Cracked Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes


  • First, put your Instant Pot on the "Saute" setting. Add in the olive oil and minced garlic.
  • Once the garlic browns a little, you can add the Italian sausage.
  • Brown them up and this should take about 7 minutes total. Make sure to roll from one side to another so both sides brown.
  • Add in your peppers and onions once the sausage is finished.
  • Add in all other ingredients including the tomato sauce and crushed up tomatoes. Do not stir this, just add it all on top of the sausage.
  • Put the lid on the Instant Pot and seal the valve.
  • Put the Instant Pot on "Manual" and cook on high pressure for 26 minutes.
  • Once the timer is up, quick release the pressure, stir it all together, and serve.

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