Pressure Cooker Italian Sausages with Onions and Peppers

  • rep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 6m
  • Ready In : 16m


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 Italian sausages
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 large sweet yellow onions, peeled, halved, and sliced into half moons
  • 2 large green bell peppers, seeded and cut into strips
  • 2 large red bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips
  • 1½ teaspoons dried Italian herb blend or oregano
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) dry white wine
  • 2/3 cup (160 ml) low-sodium chicken broth


Step 1

In a pressure cooker, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Prick the sausages all over, using a sharp knife. Working in batches, brown sausages on all sides, for about 2 minutes per batch. Remove cooked sausages from the pressure cooker and transfer to a plate.

Step 2

Add garlic to the pressure cooker and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Remove cooked garlic and transfer to the same plate.

Step 3

Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, for about 3 minutes. Transfer to the plate with sausages and garlic.

Step 4

Add bell peppers and cook, sitrring, until they are soften, for 3-5 minutes. Return cooked onions to the pot. Toss with a peppers. Season with herbs and pour in dry white wine, scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pot. Let wine simmer until completely eveporated.

Step 5

Return the sausages to the pot with any accumulated juices. Cover with onions and peppers. Pour chicken broth over.

Step 6

Cover pressure cooker and lock the lid. Set burner heat to high pressure. When cooker reaches high pressure, reduce heat to low. Set timer to cook for 6 minutes.

Step 7

Remove the pot from the heat. Using a quick Release method, open pressure cooker. The sausages should be cooked through.

Step 8

Transfer the sausages and vegetbles to a serving platter. Serve hot with mashed potatoes, or pasta.