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Grilled Italian Sausage with Sweet and Sour Peppers

 Grilled Italian Sausage with Sweet and Sour Peppers
Brought to you by Johnsonville® Sausage
8 ServingsPrep: 18 min. Cook: 24 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (19 ounces each) Johnsonville® Mild Italian Sausage Links
  • 3 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 medium green bell peppers, cut in quarters and seeded
  • 2 medium sweet red bell peppers, cut in quarters and seeded
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into 6 wedges
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 roll (18 ounces) prepared polenta, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds

Directions

  • In a small non-stick skillet, toast almonds over medium heat for 1-2
  • minutes.
  • Stir in raisins; remove from heat. Let stand for 1 minute. Add
  • vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Return to medium-low heat, cook and
  • stir until sugar is dissolved and set aside.
  • Preheat gas grill to medium-low. If charcoal, allow it to burn until
  • white ash has formed on coals.

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Grilled Italian Sausage with Sweet and Sour Peppers (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • In a bowl, combine peppers and onion wedges. Drizzle with oil; toss
  • to coat.
  • Place sausages and vegetables on grill, and use tongs to turn often.
  • Grill covered for 15-20 minutes or until cooked through and browned
  • and vegetables are tender.
  • While sausages and vegetables are grilling, brush polenta slices with
  • Italian dressing. Carefully place on grill, grill for 2 minutes on
  • each side or until lightly toasted.
  • Remove vegetables from grill. Place in a large bowl, add prepared
  • almond mixture; toss gently.
  • On a large platter, arrange grilled sausages, vegetables and polenta.
  • Serve. Yield: 8 servings.