Italian-Inspired Peppers and Onions Sandwich

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Italian-Inspired Peppers and Onions Sandwich
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Prep Time 5 minutes Cook Time 10 minutes

It wouldn't be summer without street fairs and festivals with Italian sausage and pepper sandwich stands. This sandwich can make anytime summertime -- using Portebello mushrooms in place of the sausage.

What you'll need

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small bell pepper, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 small Portobello mushroom cap, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed
  • 1/2 tomato, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch ground black pepper
  • 1 (6-inch) hogie or submarine sandwich roll
Helpful Tip:

Make it Faster:
Instead of using a fresh bell pepper use 1/2 cup frozen peppers.

Instead of fresh onion, 1/2 cup frozen, chopped onions may be substituted.

Notes:

Servings: 1

How to make it

  1. In a large non-stick skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil until shimmers. Add peppers, cook 2 minutes stirring occasionally. Add mushrooms, onions, garlic and fennel seed. Cook 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until mushrooms and onions are tender. Add tomatoes, sprinkle with salt and pepper; stir to combine.

  2. Cook about 1 minute or until tomatoes are heated through.

  3. Place mixture in bread. Serve hot.

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