Baked Potatoes With Sweet Pepper & Sausage Topping

“This is an easy, nutritious meal-in-one. Great flavor!”
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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 large baking potatoes
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 sweet red pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 yellow pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 12 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 3 hot Italian sausages or 3 mild Italian sausages, cooked and sliced
  • 12 cup tomato sauce or 12 cup salsa
  • salt and pepper


  1. Pierce skin of potatoes and bake in a 400F (200C) degree oven for 50 minutes or until tender (alternately, microwave on HI for about 8 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes).
  2. Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, heat oil on medium heat.
  3. Add onions and cook for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add peppers and mushrooms and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in cooked sausage and tomato sauce (or salsa).
  6. Season with salt and/or pepper to taste.
  7. Heat through.
  8. Cut thin slice from top of each potato.
  9. Fluff potato with a fork.
  10. Spoon topping over potatoes.

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