Eli Cooks

Sausages with Peppers and Onions
September 24, 2009, 12:36 pm
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sausage and peppers

It’s that time of year when it’s not really summer anymore, but I’m still loathe to admit it’s really fall. The trees still have their (green) leaves. I can get away with short sleeves most days. But there’s definitely a bit of chill in air, and the beach doesn’t have much appeal. This time of year I tend to stick to simple things in the kitchen. Have a few last chances to just eat tomatoes out of my hand. Spend more time outside before it gets too cold. So here’s a quick recipe equally at home in the summer or fall. Something tasty to eat before you get back to denying that it really is fall.

Sausages with Peppers and Onions
This is really more a method than a recipe. You can adjust any or all of the ingredients to your taste

a few Italian sausages (I prefer spicy ones)
a few bell peppers
an onion
a few glugs (maybe half a bottle) of beer
maybe some water

Heat a skillet over medium-high, add sausages and cook until brown on each side, about 2 minutes. Remove sausages and set aside.

Add the onions and peppers to the pan. Cook 5 minutes, covered, stirring occasionally, until just starting to brown. Put the sausages back in and pour in the beer, cover and cook another 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sausages are cooked through and the liquid is absorbed. You may need to add some water if it starts get dry before the sausages are done.

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