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Tailgate Sausages Recipe

Tailgate Sausages Recipe

You’ll need just a handful of ingredients to fix these tasty sandwiches from our Test Kitchen. Fully cooked sausages are stuffed with cheese and a homemade relish, then wrapped in foil so they’re easy to transport and a breeze to grill before the game.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup giardiniera
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 cooked Italian sausage links
  • 4 slices provolone cheese, cut into strips
  • 4 brat buns or hot dog buns, split

Directions

  • 1. In a small food processor, combine giardiniera and sugar; cover and process until blended. Make a lengthwise slit three-fourths of the way through each sausage to within 1/2 in. of each end. Fill with giardiniera mixture and cheese.
  • 2. Place sausages in buns; wrap individually in a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 12 in. x 10 in.). Grill, uncovered, over medium-hot heat for 8-10 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Open foil carefully to allow steam to escape. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 584 calories, 33g fat (15g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 1401mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 31g protein .

Reviews for Tailgate Sausages

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katlaydee3
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2015

"This was a good recipe but I'm definitely going to have to make some changes next time. The problem was that the bottom of the buns were so burnt that they were black and inedible. Next time I will cook the sausages, stuff with giardiniera and cheese, put in the buns and toast under the broiler for just a few minutes."

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Whisk-karrs
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2010

"I was wondering what the stuff it, myself!"

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leenween
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2009

"I guess it's an Italian relish."

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pince
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2009

"i was wondering that myself"

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prjohnso
Reviewed Oct. 11, 2008

"What is giardiniera?"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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