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Italian-Sausage Pepper Sandwiches Recipe

I don't remember where I got this recipe. It's been around for years. These sandwiches are great on a busy weeknight because they're easy to prepare yet very tasty
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 uncooked Italian sausage links
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 1/2 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste, optional
  • 2 French or submarine rolls, split and toasted


  • 1. In a small skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until browned. Let stand until cool enough to handle. Cut into 1/2-in. slices. Return to pan and cook until no longer pink; drain and set aside.
  • 2. In same skillet, saute the onion, green pepper, red pepper and garlic in oil until crisp-tender. Add the sausage, tomato, oregano and salt and pepper if desired. Cook until tomatoes are heated through. Spoon sausage mixture into rolls. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1 each) equals 291 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 466 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable.