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Smoked Sausage Skillet with Peppers and Farro

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Smoked Sausage Skillet with Peppers and Farro

When you need a quick and delicious dinner, this smoked sausage skillet fits the bill. Use your favorite cooked grain or pasta.

Total Cost $7.30 recipe / $1.83 serving
Prep Time5minutes
Cook Time20minutes
Total Time25minutes


  • 1Tbspolive oil $0.12
  • 1/2lb.smoked sausage $2.50
  • 2bell peppers $2.00
  • 1yellow onion $0.31
  • 15 oz. candiced tomatoes* $1.09
  • 1/2tspdried oregano $0.05
  • Freshly cracked pepper (10-15 cranks of a mill)$0.03
  • 2cupscooked farro $1.00
  • 1/4bunch fresh parsley, chopped (optional)$0.20


  1. Thinly slice the onions and bell peppers. Slice the smoked sausage into 1/4 inch thick medallions.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the sliced sausage and sauté until browned. Drain off the excess fat.
  3. Add the sliced onions and bell peppers to the skillet. Continue to sauté until the onions are soft and transparent.
  4. Add the diced tomatoes (with juices), oregano, some freshly cracked pepper, and the cooked farro. Stir until evenly combined and allow to heat through (5-7 minutes). Taste and adjust the salt if needed. Serve topped with chopped parsley.

Recipe Notes

*I used diced tomatoes that were flavored with onion, bell pepper, and celery. Plain diced tomatoes will also work, as will fire roasted diced tomatoes.

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