Italian grilled sandwich

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6 min


4 sandwiches

* PLUS Grilling Time: 10 minutes


  • 4 Italian sausages
  • 2 red bell peppers
  • 1 large tomato
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Generous pinch salt
  • Generous pinch pepper
  • 4 hot dog or focaccia buns
  • 1 cup grated cheddar or Asiago or crumbled Stilton or goat cheese , optional


  • Lightly oil grill and heat barbecue to medium-high. Pierce sausages in several places with a fork. Place on grill. Barbecue with lid closed, turning occasionally, until lightly browned and cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, seed peppers. Slice into quarters. Slice tomato and onion into thick rings. Brush all with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add peppers and onion to barbecue for last 6 to 8 minutes of sausage grilling. Turn often until peppers are lightly charred and grill marks form on onion. Add tomato for last 2 minutes of grilling. Remove to a cutting board as they are done. Slice peppers into strips. Coarsely chop onion and tomato. Tuck sausages into buns. Top with veggies and cheese.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 397,
  • Protein
  • 20 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.3 g,
  • Fat
  • 20.1 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 912 mg.

Throw a few sausages on the grill for a fast weeknight meal or leisurely lunch.