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Am's Spicy Sausage, Onion & Pepper Ragu

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“Yum, Yum! A tomato base spicy dish, serve over rice or noodles. I love spicy and I created this dish, instead of the hum drum sausage & peppers. Very tasty! I like it over rice, my husband prefers it over pasta, almost like a pasta sauce. Adjust the red pepper flakes and banana peppers to taste.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil italian sausage in seperate pot with about an inch of water and cover.
  2. In 2nd pot, add oil, onions and garlic and cook til onions start to be tender (about 5 mins).
  3. Add all peppers and sliced tomato to 2nd pot.
  4. When peppers are close to done (tender), add crushed tomatoes, italian seasoning, salt/pepper, sugar, red pepper flakes and parmesean to 2nd pot and heat (add more parmesean to thicken a bit if needed).
  5. Check sausage to see if water is reduced and start to fry sausage.
  6. Add wine to sausage pan (deglaze) and scrape up bits with spatula, heat a bit. (Sausage can be cut too preference).
  7. Add 2nd pot to sausage, heat and mix.
  8. Put all ingredients in casserole dish and keep warm until ready to serve.
  9. Serve over rice or pasta.
  10. **Variation: Add mushrooms or green peppers**.

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