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Italian Sausage Subs

 Italian Sausage Subs
Sue Hoyt of Portland, Oregon shares this traditional favorite that dresses up Italian sausage with onion, sweet red pepper and pizza sauce. It’s sure to fill you up!
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 Johnsonville® Mild Italian Sausage Links (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Italian rolls or submarine buns, split
  • 1/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 slice provolone cheese, halved (3/4 ounce)


  • In a small nonstick skillet, brown sausages on all sides over medium
  • heat. Add broth; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove sausages
  • and keep warm; discard broth.
  • In the same pan, saute onion in oil until crisp-tender. Add red
  • pepper and pepper; cook until red pepper is crisp-tender. Add
  • garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in vinegar and sausages; heat
  • through.
  • Spread rolls with pizza sauce; top with the sausage, cheese and onion
  • mixture. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until cheese
  • is melted. Yield: 2 servings.

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Italian Sausage Subs (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich (prepared with turkey sausage and reduced-fat cheese) equals 497 calories, 22 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 1,328 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 30 g protein.