Italian Sausage, Peppers and Onion Sandwiches

Italian Sausage and Peppers

Yield: 6 sandwiches



  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet Italian sausage
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 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 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and pierce the casings with a fork.
  4. Cover sausages, reduce heat and simmer for 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. Remove sausages and slice into 1-inch pieces on an angle, if desired. Otherwise, leave them whole.
  6. Add remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil to the skillet, if needed.
  7. Add garlic, onion and peppers.
  8. Season vegetables with salt and pepper.
  9. Add the sausages to the skillet.
  10. Toss and turn the sausage, peppers and onions, picking up all the drippings from the pan.
  11. Place the sausages and peppers into the sub rolls and serve.