Grilled Italian Sausages with Peperonata

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

Sausages

4
uncooked hot or mild Italian sausage links (about 1 lb)
4
hot dog buns, split

Peperonata

2
medium yellow bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch strips
2
medium red bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch strips
1
large onion, sliced, separated into rings
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
2
teaspoons lemon juice
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can (3.8 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place sausages on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook about 25 minutes, turning occasionally, until no longer pink in center.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, toss all peperonata ingredients except olives; place in grill basket (grill “wok”). Place basket on grill with sausages; cook 5 to 8 minutes, shaking basket occasionally to turn vegetables, until bell peppers and onion are crisp-tender. Stir olives into peperonata.
  • 3 Serve sausages on buns with peperonata.

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Tips

Expert Tips

If you have leftover peperonata, serve it on grilled steak sandwiches or fajitas.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
520
(
Calories from Fat
280),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
31%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
1740mg
1740%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%;
Vitamin C
160%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.