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Quick Italian Sausage Sandwiches

 Quick Italian Sausage Sandwiches
For a casual but hearty meal, try these saucy subs created by our Test Kitchen. Full of traditional Italian flavor, these sandwiches are a snap to make.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 Italian sausage links (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 small green pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 small onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup spaghetti sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 brat buns, split and toasted
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Italian cheese blend


  • Place sausages and water in a large skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce
  • heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Uncover; cook 5-10 minutes
  • longer or until meat is no longer pink; drain. Remove sausages and
  • keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, saute pepper and onion in oil until tender.
  • Return sausages to pan. Stir in spaghetti sauce and basil; heat
  • through. Serve sausages on buns with sauce and cheese. Yield: 2
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 552 calories, 28 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 1,532 mg sodium,

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Quick Italian Sausage Sandwiches (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 52 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 24 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.