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Grilled Sausage & Pepper Heroes

 Grilled Sausage & Pepper Heroes
Chicken sausage lightens this recipe yet preserves flavor. You'll be the hero if you make this for your next cookout. — Marla Clark, Moriarty, New Mexico
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Grill: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 jars (24 ounces each) roasted garlic Parmesan spaghetti sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 medium green peppers
  • 2 medium sweet red peppers
  • 2 medium sweet yellow peppers
  • 1 large sweet onion, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 packages (12 ounces each) fully cooked Italian chicken sausage links
  • 12 brat or hoagie buns, split
  • 12 slices provolone cheese, halved

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, combine spaghetti sauce and pepper flakes. Heat
  • through over medium heat, stirring occasionally; keep warm.
  • Cut peppers in half. Remove and discard stems and seeds. Grill
  • peppers and onion, covered, over medium heat 8-10 minutes on each
  • side or until tender. Slice peppers. Stir onion and peppers into
  • sauce; heat through.
  • Grill sausages, covered, over medium heat for 10-12 minutes or until
  • heated through, turning occasionally. Place buns on baking sheets,
  • cut side up. Top with cheese. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat 2-3

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Grilled Sausage & Pepper Heroes (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • minutes or until cheese is melted. Top with sausages and pepper
  • mixture. Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 449 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 81 mg cholesterol, 1,099 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 29 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.