Italian Sausage and Pepper Heroes

By March 28, 2018 June 6th, 2018 Pork, Pork Sandwiches, Recipes, Sandwiches
Italian Sausage and Pepper Heroes

Makes: 16 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes


4 lb 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 T 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. Preheat grill to high.
  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.
  7. Serve.

Recipe courtesy of National Pork Board.

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