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All-American Sausage and Pepper Sliders

In the ballpark keep one hand free for a fly ball. Learn from this and make sausage and pepper hero sandwiches into sliders. —Veronica Callaghan, Glastonbury, Connecticut
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 uncooked Italian sausage links
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2 large sweet red peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 large red onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 dinner rolls, split

Directions

  • In a large skillet, brown sausages on all sides, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low; add water. Cover and cook 10-15 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Remove from pan; keep warm.
  • In the same pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add peppers and onions; cook and stir until tender. Add brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and pepper; cook 5 minutes longer or until vegetables are coated.
  • Cut each sausage lengthwise in half, then crosswise in half. Serve in rolls with pepper mixture.
Nutrition Facts
2 sliders: 620 calories, 29g fat (10g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 1189mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 6g fiber), 23g protein.

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  • justmbeth
    Oct 22, 2017

    Sausage sandwiches were good but not much difference than plain sausages with sauteed peppers and onions. With so many other recipes, I don't think I'll keep this one.

  • jenbp60
    Oct 15, 2017

    Made it using sweet italian sausages and regular red bell peppers. Husband and I thought it was just okay. Didn’t feel I will do this anytime soon again.

  • Patrica390
    Jul 4, 2015

    Excellent sauce. I used hot sausage. After browning the sausage, in the same pan, I sauteed two medium onions and one green pepper. I set aside the onions/peppers. Made the sauce, added the sausage and arranged the onions/pepper on top to simmer. Very good taste!

  • Tingzen
    Oct 1, 2014

    This is hands down one of our favorite meals. We like to have it with roasted asparagus drizzled with balsamic.

  • TessaMB
    Jun 17, 2012

    Delicious! I used hot Italian sausage to add some heat. Nice sweet, savory combo. Delicious with the toasted ravioli. Quick and easy too.