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4.67 from 3 votes

Air Fryer Sausage and Peppers

Perfectly cooked Italian sausage, bell peppers and onions in the air fryer in under 20 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: air fryer recipes, italian sausage and peppers, sausage and peppers


  • Air fryer


  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 links fresh Italian Sausage mild or spicy; may sub other varieties of fresh sausage
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 2 bell peppers any color
  • 3 crusty rolls


  • Remove the seeds and stems from the bell peppers then cut the peppers and onions into thick slices.
  • Add the olive oil to the onions and peppers. Season with salt and pepper and gently toss to coat.
  • Preheat the Air Fryer to 400 degrees for 3 minutes then lightly spray the basket with cooking spray (may also brush on olive oil instead).
  • Add the sausage to the Air Fryer basket, cook 10 minutes turning after 5 minutes then remove the sausage from the basket. The sausage won't be completely cooked through at this point.
  • Add the onions and peppers to the Air Fryer basket and cook 4 minutes. Gently turn the vegetables then return the sausage to the basket, nestling it between the onions and peppers. Continue cooking 3 more minutes then remove from the Air Fryer basket and serve right away.