Sausage Peppers Mushrooms and Tomato Casserole Recipe

Here is a throw everything together in one pan meal for the busy cooks and anyone who loves sausage and peppers in a sandwich or over pasta. This easy casserole is the start of many meals. You can use leftovers as a topping for baked potatoes, to make meat Stromboli,  baked on top of pizza dough. Other suggestions would be in a sandwich or just plain hard crusted Italian bread, even over rice, your favorite pasta, on top of mashed potatoes, nice crusty Italian bread and I know  you get the idea.




Take a look at these great ingredients add more or less of what you like and adjust to your family size for quanities.

Sausage Peppers Mushrooms and Tomato Casserole
Italian sausage around 8 links cut in half (Try mom's homemade recipe)
4 or 5 sliced cleaned green bell peppers
1 pound of sliced mushrooms
2 teaspoons fresh minced garlic
2 leaves chopped of fresh parsley
1 pound whole tomatoes pulsed in the food processor leaving chunks
1/2 cup Burgundy wine or water
4 tablespoons olive oil
3 or 4 fresh basil leaves
salt, pepper, to taste
a few red pepper flakes for more heat if you like
oregano dried season to taste
grating cheese
Optional: sliced onions and shredded mozzarella cheese



In a large baking pan place sliced peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes,wine, spices, salt and pepper on the bottom. Add the sausage to the top. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle top with more seasonings and herbs, salt, pepper and grating cheese. Add the mozzarella if using on top last. Bake on 400 for around 35 to 45 minutes. Serve as suggested above.

Optional note:
You can also add thinly sliced potatoes and green beans to this but some of the options above will not work using this version as a filling if there are any leftovers.

+claudia lamascolo  Author

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