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Spicy Sausage Sandwiches Recipe

Spicy Sausage Sandwiches Recipe

These hearty sandwiches are packed with downhome flavor. They're terrific for breakfast, lunch or a light supper. The pretty corn and pepper salsa is a garden-fresh topper for the browned sausage patties.—Eileen Sullivan, Lady Lake, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • SALSA:
  • 2 jalapeno peppers
  • 1 large fresh banana pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced Vidalia or sweet onion
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 6 English muffins, split and toasted
  • 6 slices Colby/Jack cheese


  • 1. Remove seeds and membranes from jalapeno and banana peppers if desired (for a less spicy salsa). Dice peppers and place in a large bowl; Stir in the remaining salsa ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 2. Form the sausage into six patties; cook in a skillet over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Place each on a English muffin half; top with 1 tablespoon salsa and a slice of cheese. Cover with other muffin half. Serve with remaining salsa. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.