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Italian Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches With Cheese Fries

Total Time - 35 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Preheat oven.
  • Prepare sausage through step 1 - 10 minutes
  • Prepare fries and begin to bake - 5 minutes
  • Complete sandwiches and fries; serve - 20 minutes

Italian Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches With Cheese Fries

Italian Sausage and Pepper Sandwiches

cooking spray
1 pound Italian sausage
1/4 cup water
2 1/2 cups frozen pepper stir-fry (sliced peppers, onions)
1 1/2 cups pasta sauce
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
4 Bakery sub sandwich rolls
1 cup shredded Mexican-blend cheese


1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Preheat sauté pan on medium-high 1–2 minutes. Remove pan from heat and coat with cooking spray; add sausage, cover, and cook 8 minutes, turning occasionally, or until browned.
2. Add water, cover, and cook 2 minutes. Remove cover; cook 2 more minutes.
3. Stir in pepper stir-fry; cover and cook 3 minutes. Stir in pasta sauce and Parmesan cheese; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until internal temperature of sausage reaches 165°F. Use a meat thermometer to accurately ensure doneness.
4. Cut rolls horizontally to, but not through, other side. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Place sausage in each roll, add sauce, and sprinkle with shredded cheese. Bake 1–2 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 860kcal; FAT 52g; CHOL 110mg; SODIUM 1970mg; CARB 68g; FIBER 9g; PROTEIN 33g; VIT A 25%; VIT C 25%; CALC 35%; IRON 25%
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Cheese Fries

aluminum foil
16 ounces frozen seasoned French fries
3/4 cup shredded Mexican-blend cheese
1 tablespoon cooked bacon pieces


1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Cover baking sheet with foil. Arrange fries in single layer on foil. Bake 20–25 minutes or until golden.
2. Lift corners of foil to gather fries into center, making a mound. Sprinkle with cheese and bacon; bake 1–2 more minutes or until cheese melts. Serve.

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 290kcal; FAT 18g; CHOL 20mg; SODIUM 700mg; CARB 25g; FIBER 3g; PROTEIN 8g; VIT A 4%; VIT C 2%; CALC 15%; IRON 6%

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Add to your grocery list 4 submarine rolls

Add to your grocery list 1 3/4 cups shredded Mexican-blend cheese

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list aluminum foil
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp bacon bits
Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 cups  pasta sauce
Add to your grocery list vegetable cooking spray

Add to your grocery list 2 1/2 cups  pepper stir-fry (contains sliced green, red, yellow peppers and onions)
Add to your grocery list 16 oz (1/2 bag) seasoned French fries

Add to your grocery list 1 lb Italian sausage

Suggested Items
Add to your grocery list Publix Bakery brownies

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Utensils & Cookware

  • large sauté pan with lid
  • two baking sheets
  • tongs
  • cooking spoon
  • meat thermometer
  • knife and cutting board
  • measuring utensils
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Aprons Advice

Serve fries with ranch dressing as a dipping sauce.
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