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Italian Sausage Sandwiches Recipe

Italian Sausage Sandwiches Recipe

When my wife and I have friends over, we love to serve these sandwiches. This is a convenient recipe, since it can be prepared the day before and reheated. -Mike Yaeger, Brookings, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:20 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 1. In a large Dutch oven, brown sausages a few at a time; discard all but 2 tablespoons drippings. Saute peppers and onion in drippings until crisp-tender; drain.
  • 2. In the same pan, combine the tomato paste, tomato sauce, water, sugar, garlic, basil, oregano and salt. Add the sausages; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until heated through. Serve on buns. Top with cheese if desired. Yield: 20 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 430 calories, 19 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 1,107 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 20 g protein.