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Recipe for Sausage and Peppers Crostini

This recipe for sausage and peppers crostini is a simple appetizer combining the classic flavors of Italian sausage, sweet peppers, and spicy onions, topped with savory mozzarella.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer, Appetizers
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Sausage and peppers, crostini, sausage and peppers crostini, how to make a crostini
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 184kcal


  • 2 Links Italian Sausage (spicy or sweet)
  • 1 Large Green Bell Pepper
  • 1 Large Sweet Red Pepper
  • 1 Medium Whit Onion
  • 3/4 Cup Mozzarella Cheese (shredded)
  • 1/4 Loaf Baguette (French or Italian)


  • First, preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. and slice your baguette, then wash and cut the onions, and peppers into strips.
  • Next, saute the sausage in a skillet over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on each side. 
  • After that, add the onions and peppers to the skillet and cook everything for an additional 7-8 minutes or until the peppers and onions are soft.
  • Now, place the baguette slices on a sheet pan and put them in the oven for 3-5 minutes for the bread to toast, remove them from the oven and set them aside.
  • Afterward, layer the sausage, peppers, onions, and mozzarella cheese on the toasted crostinis. 
  • Last, place them in the oven to bake for 3-5 minutes or until the cheese has fully melted. Remove the finished appetizer and serve immediately.


The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients and a serving size of two crostinis. Serve the appetizer while it is hot and storage is not recommended as the grease from the sausage will make the bread soggy.


Serving: 2Crostinis | Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 156mg | Potassium: 154mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1050IU | Vitamin C: 58.2mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 0.6mg
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