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Grilled Italian Sausages with Peperonata

Grilled Italian Sausages with Peperonata
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4
Go for grilled sausages Italian style, with lots of onion, garlic, peppers and olives.
Updated April 13, 2009

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

Steps

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
520
Calories from Fat
280
Total Fat
31g
48%
Saturated Fat
9g
46%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
16%
Sodium
1740mg
73%
Potassium
620mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
4g
18%
Sugars
12g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%
45%
Vitamin C
160%
160%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
25%
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 Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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