'Sausage' and Pepper Heroes

?Sausage? and Pepper Heroes

If you prefer a spicier dish, add a minced fresh hot chili when adding the bell peppers.

  • 6Servings


  • 2 (14.5-oz.) cans diced tomatoes
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 lb. soy Italian 'sausage' links, cut into thirds
  • 1 large onion, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 6 medium bell peppers (3 each green and red, or 2 each green, red and yellow),cut into long strips
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbs. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Tbs. chopped fresh oregano or 1/2 tsp. dried
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 6 small hero rolls, split


Drain tomatoes, reserving 1/2 cup liquid. Set aside.

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add 'sausage' pieces and cook, turning often, until golden, about 5 minutes. Add onion and cook, stirring often, until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in bell peppers and garlic. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, 10 minutes.

Stir in tomatoes, reserved tomato liquid, parsley, oregano, salt, pepper and sugar until well combined. Cover and cook until flavors have blended, about 5 minutes. Spoon into hero rolls and serve open-faced.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 456
  • Carbohydrate Content: 77 g
  • Fat Content: 10 g
  • Fiber Content: 6 g
  • Protein Content: 15 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 3 g
  • Sodium Content: 161 mg