Grilled Italian Sausage Sandwich

Grilled Italian Sausage Sandwich


  • 3 pounds of Italian sausage, hot or mild

  • 2 green bell peppers

  • 2 red bell peppers

  • 3 Tbls of olive oil

  • 1 yellow onion, sliced

  • 8 baby portabella mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 15oz can of diced tomatoes

  • 5 fresh basil leaves

  • 1 tsp of dried oregano

  • 1 Tbls of balsamic vinegar

  • 1/2 tsp of salt

  • 1/2 tsp of fresh ground black pepper

  •  rolls of your choice

  • 4 Tbls of butter, softened

  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed

  • 1 Tbls of oregano

  • 1/4 cup of fresh parmesan cheese


  • Preheat the gas or charcoal grill.

  • Cut the peppers into quarters and clean out all the seeds.

  • Place the peppers on the grill skin side down for about 20 minutes until the skins are charred black.

  • Place the peppers in a bowl and cover with plastic wrap until they are cool enough to handle. Around 20 minutes.

  • Remove the skin from the peppers, cut into strips and set aside.

  • Place the sausages on the grill and cook for around 15 to 20 minutes turning the sausages throughout the cooking process.

  • Meanwhile in a large frying pan sauté the onions and mushrooms in the olive oil for 2 to 3 minutes.

  • Add the tomatoes, basil, oregano, vinegar, salt and pepper

  • Add the peppers and heat through.

  • Prepare the  rolls by creaming the butter and garlic together and spreading it on the rolls

  • Sprinkle with oregano and parmesan cheese and broil or grill until the bread is lightly toasted.

  • Place the sausage on the bread and top with the delicious pepper mixture.

    Serves 6 to 8 people

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