Savory Stuffed Onions, Mushrooms, Sausage and Bell Peppers

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“These are a great side dish for a BBQ and substantial enough for a summer meal. This is for the oven but feel free to cook these in foil on the grill. (Note: Onions may be a bit firm. If you wish, precook the slices a bit or cook separately and bake a little longer.)”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Divide stuffing into three bowls.
  2. In three small fry pans: Brown a cup of favorite sausage and drain on paper toweling.
  3. Sauté a cup of minced onion in butter or cooking spray.
  4. Sauté a ½ cup of minced celery in a bit of butter or cooking spray.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  6. Stuffed Peppers: Add browned sausage, 1/3 cup sautéed onions, ½ tsp oregano and/or dried basil to 1/3 stuffing mixture.
  7. Add 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened.
  8. Mix well and stuff pepper halves.
  9. Place on a baking sheet, and bake in the preheated oven 20 to 25 minutes, until stuffing is lightly brown and bubbly.
  10. Stuffed Onions: Brush onions with olive oil.
  11. Add 1/3 cup sautéed onions, ½ cup sautéed celery, ½ tsp poultry seasoning to 1/3 stuffing mix.
  12. Top onion slices with a mound of stuffing and place on a baking sheet.
  13. Drizzle a bit of butter on top and sprinkle w/ grated cheese.
  14. Bake 20-25 minutes.
  15. Stuffed mushrooms: Remove stems from mushrooms.
  16. Chop stems fine.
  17. Coat mushroom caps with oil and set aside.
  18. Add 1/3 cup sautéed onions, and chopped mushroom stems to stuffing mixture.
  19. Stuff caps with mixture.
  20. Place mushrooms on baking sheet.
  21. Drizzle tops with a bit of butter and a sprinkle of grated cheese.
  22. Bake 20-25 minutes.

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