Italian Sausage and Peppers



  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet Italian sausage
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 green bell peppers, seeded and thinly sliced
  • 2 red bell peppers, seeded and thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper


  • 6 crusty, submarine sandwich rolls, sesame seeded or plain


  1. Slice the rolls making a nice pocket to fill.
  2. Place the sausages in a large nonstick skillet.
  3. Add two table spoons of olive oil pierce the casings with a fork.
  4. Cover sausages, reduce heat and simmer for 12-15 minutes.
  5. Remove sausages and slice into 1 inch pieces on an angle.
  6. Heat a second skillet over medium high heat. Add two tablespoons of olive oil.
  7. Add garlic, onion, and peppers.
  8. Season vegetables with salt, and pepper.
  9. Combine the cooked peppers and onions to the sausages.
  10. Toss and turn the sausage, peppers and onions, picking up all the drippings from the pan.
  11. Pile the meat and peppers into the sub rolls and serve.

Yield: 6 sandwiches