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Italian Sausage & Pepper Heroes


Number of Servings: 16
Prep Time: 45 min Skill Level: Easy


4 pounds sweet or hot Italian sausage links, 16 pieces

4 red bell peppers, stemmed, seeded and sliced into 1/4-inch strips

4 green bell peppers, stemmed, seeded and sliced into 1/4-inch strips

2 tablespoons olive oil
6 large sweet onions, peeled and thinly sliced
6 cloves garlic, crushed
Salt, to taste
Ground black pepper, to taste
16 long sandwich rolls, sliced lengthwise and toasted


1. In large skillet sauté peppers in oil until soft, about 5 minutes.

2. Add onions and garlic, season with salt and pepper and continue cooking, stirring frequently, until vegetables are lightly browned, 10-15 minutes.

3. Pepper mixture can be made ahead; reheat at serving time or serve at room temperature.

4. Prepare fairly hot fire in grill.

5. Grill sausage directly over hot fire, turning occasionally, until done, about 10 minutes total.

6. Place sausage links in rolls, add generous helping of sautéed peppers and onions.

Helpful Hints:

Wine suggestion: Serve with a medium-bodied red – a Shiraz or a Pinot Noir—or chilled beer.

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Nutrition Facts:
Calories 640 calories
Protein 24 grams
Fat 42 grams
Sodium 1170 milligrams
Cholesterol 85 milligrams
Saturated Fat 16 grams
Carbohydrates 39 grams

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