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Grilled Sausages with Peppers

 Grilled Sausages with Peppers
When all I had available was ground beef and I was tired of plain-old hamburgers, I invented these. A good dose of Italian seasonings and mozzarella makes them unique. They're great with homemade French fries for a quick meal. —Steven Schend, Grand Rapids, MI
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 small green pepper, julienned
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Dash salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 Italian sausage links (4 ounces each)
  • 2 brat buns
  • Spicy brown mustard, optional

Directions

  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add green pepper
  • and onion; cook and stir until softened. Stir in brown sugar,
  • vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook,
  • stirring occasionally, 12-15 minutes or until onion is golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, grill sausages, covered, over medium heat 12-15 minutes or
  • until a thermometer reads 160°, turning occasionally. Serve in
  • buns with pepper mixture; if desired, top with mustard. Yield: 2
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (calculated without mustard) equals 488 calories,

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Grilled Sausages with Peppers (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 24 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 1,002 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.