How To Make Sausage and Peppers on a Traeger

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Fire up the Traeger, it’s time for Sausage and Peppers.   Whether you use these as is or add some tomato sauce and cheese, you have a great wood fired dish.

How To Make Sausage and Peppers on a Traeger

Chef Jason K. Morse, CEC  |  Ace Hardware Grill Expert  |  Owner, 5280 Culinary

Yield: Serves 4 People

Prep time: 10 Minutes

Cook time: 20 - 25 Minutes


  • 1 lb​​ Sausage, Mild Italian - ​​​​​Cooked, Sliced, Cooled​​
  • 1 ea​​ Pepper, Red Bell​​​​​​ - Julienned Thin
  • 1 ea​​ Pepper, Green Bell - ​​​​​​Julienned Thin
  • 1 ea​​ Onion, Yellow - ​​​​​​Julienned Thin
  • 2 Tbsp Oil, Can - olive Blend​​​​​​
  • 1 Tbsp​ Bayou Dust, 5280 Culinary - ​​​​or to taste
  • 1 Tbsp​ Fishy Fishy, 5280 Culinary​​​​ - or to taste

If Desired

  • 2 Cup​​ Sauce, Marinara​​​​​​ - Shredded
  • ½ Cup ​​Cheese, Mozzarella - ​​​​​Shredded
  • ¼ Cup​​ Cheese, Parmesan​​​​​​ - Shredded


  • Load your Traeger Ironwood with Reserve Blend Pellets, Set to 375˚and Ignite
  • Prep the ingredients above as instructed
  • In a medium bowl mix the peppers and onions, add the oil and season to taste with the Bayou Dust and Fishy Herb Seasoning.  Mix well to combine
  • Add the stainless steel grill basket to the Traeger on the bottom grate
  • Add the peppers and onions to the grill basket and close the lid
  • Cook for 5 minutes, open the lid and turn the peppers and onions
  • Add the Italian Sausage to the Traeger and cook for 10 minutes before turning
  • Open the Traeger and turn the sausage and peppers/onions mix
  • Continue cooking the onions and peppers from approx. 5 minutes or until just caramelized, remove from the grill and arrange on the plate or platter
  • Continue cooking the sausage for another 10-12 minutes
  • Temperature check the sausage; desired internal temperature is 160˚
  • Serve on sausage on top of the peppers and onions on a platter

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Published: 5/29/2020