These yummy hot sandwiches make the most of your budget while delivering big on flavor and fun!
oz smoked sausage, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick planks
tablespoons vegetable oil
cups sliced (1/4 inch) onions
red bell pepper, seeded, cut into 1/4-inch-thick strips
cup shredded Swiss cheese (4 oz)
Line cookie sheet with foil. Cut buns in half horizontally, cutting almost but not completely through; place opened on cookie sheet. Set aside.
Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté sausage 3 to 5 minutes or until browned and thoroughly heated. Transfer sausages to small bowl; cover and set aside.
Add oil to skillet; heat over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add onions, salt and pepper; sauté 4 to 6 minutes or until onions are translucent. Add bell pepper; sauté 3 to 5 minutes or until softened and browned on edges.
Set oven control to broil. Position oven rack 8 inches from broiling element. Top each bun with sausage. Divide onion mixture evenly over sausage. Top each with cheese. Broil 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Some like it hot! If that's you, try an andouille or other fully-cooked spicy sausage in this recipe.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- 1 1/2g
- 1 1/2%
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.