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Grilled Italian Sausage Sandwiches

 Grilled Italian Sausage Sandwiches
—Mike Yaeger, Brookings, South Dakota
20 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Grill: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 large green peppers, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (12 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 20 uncooked Johnsonville® Mild Italian Sausage Links links
  • 20 sandwich buns
  • Shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, optional

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute peppers and onion in oil until
  • crisp-tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain. Stir in the
  • tomato sauce, tomato paste, water, sugar, basil, salt and oregano.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes or
  • until heated through.
  • Meanwhile, grill sausages, covered, over medium heat for 10-16

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Grilled Italian Sausage Sandwiches (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°, turning occasionally.
  • Serve on buns with sauce and cheese if desired. Yield: 20 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 525 calories, 28 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 1,327 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 25 g protein.