Sausage & Peppers

Donatella Arpaia
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Donatella Arpaia
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Recipe Details

4 Italian sausage links (sweet or hot)

4 tablespoons olive oil

2 Yellow peppers, seeded and thinly sliced

2 Red peppers, seeded and thinly sliced

4 garlic cloves minced

2 large Red onions, thinly sliced

5 Basil leaves

1/4 cup Marsala wine

1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes


2 Sweet onions

as needed Cold water

vegetable oil

1/4 cup Cornstarch

Step 1
For the Sausages:
Step 2
Heat grill to medium high heat, add sausage and cook several minutes, turning often, allowing it to brown. Continue cooking sausage for 20 minutes.
Step 3
Remove sausage and plate.
Step 4
In a non stick skillet heat 2 tbsp. olive oil add peppers, onions, and garlic. Toss to coat with oil and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes.
Step 5
Add Marsala wine and let wine cook down (about 2 minutes).
Step 6
Add basil and red pepper flakes, cook for 1 minute. Add sausages.
Step 7
Place King’s Hawaiian Hawaiian Sweet Hot Dog Buns on grill for 20 seconds on each side add sausage and top with the pepper and onion mixture & fried onions.
Step 8
For the Fried Onions:
Step 9
In a bowl, combine the onions and enough cold water to cover, soak for 10 minutes.
Step 10
In a large pot, pour enough oil to fill the pan ⅓ of the way. Heat until a thermometer inserted in the oil reaches 365°.
Step 11
Sausage & Peppers:
Step 12
Put cornstarch in a shallow pan.
Step 13
Remove onions from water, drain and pat dry.
Step 14
Coat onions lightly with cornstarch.
Step 15
Shake off excess cornstartch and in batches add onions to hot oil.
Step 16
Cook until golden brown.
Step 17
Transfer the onions from oil to a paper towel lined tray.
Step 18
Season with salt and pepper.

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