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[intro]Classic Italian Sausage, Peppers, and Onions Sandwiches is an old world italian sausage and peppers recipe. This crock-pot sausage and peppers have been remade for the 21st century. Made to perfection using your slow cooker, this sausage and peppers sandwich is full of that classic flavor you will love![/intro]
Slow Cooker Italian Sausage and Peppers
I am not Italian, but I love Italian foods. Growing up my mom would make Italian hot sausage and meatball sandwiches. They would simmer away all day in the slow cooker. Oh, the aroma that would come from that slow cooker.
Sausage And Peppers Sandwich
When I am homesick, I admit I do make a sausage and peppers sandwich. It because I loved when my mom whould make her crock-pot sausage and peppers.
Sausage Peppers and Onions
Maybe that is why I have a meatball and Italian foods obsession. It comes from that Italian sausage remembrance of my mom cooking those beauties all day. Sausage peppers and onions just make me miss home.
Why? Italian sausage and meatballs are my family’s ritual Chrismas eve dish. Also, a hot sausage sandwich are served on special occasions or when my mom doesn’t feel like cooking in the kitchen.
Updating the Classic Italian Sausage, Peppers, and Onions Sandwiches
It is no secret that I have been improving myself with photography. I knew nothing of SEO when this Italian Sausage, Peppers, and Onions Sandwiches posted. My photo skills were ok. But my lighting was awful.
The New Sausage With Peppers and Onions
I decided I need to makeover several posts on Seduction in The Kitchen. I want to apply what I learned and make old recipe posts becoming new again. Starting with this sausage with peppers and onions recipe. The photos I did now of this slow cooker Italian sausage and peppers does show how far I have come.
Classic Italian Sausage, Peppers, and Onions Sandwiches
As I said, in the beginning, my family likes crock-pot sausage and peppers. My mom starts making this sausage and peppers in the morning by putting it in a slow cooker. She does that so you can eat the crockpot Italian sausage and peppers when you want.
Hot Sausage Sandwich
My mom does use a bottled sauce for her hot sausage sandwich. I like making homemade sauce for my italian sausage and peppers recipe. So we do differ in this area when comes to the sausage and peppers sandwich.
Slow Cooker Italian Sausage
Many of my patients know I have this food blog, in fact, a few are fans of it. So sometimes I do get recipes off of them. One of my patients is 100% Italian.
In fact, he was born in Italy, then came over to the US. One day we were talking about italian sausage and peppers recipe. He gave me his family’s recipe for this sausage and peppers dish.
This slow cooker sausage and peppers is his recipe. His Italian sausage is such a simple recipe. It is the best Slow Cooker Italian Sausage, Peppers, and Onions Sandwiches I have ever had.
Italian Sausage, Peppers, and Onions With Fresh Basil
One the changes I did when I was building this classic Italian sausage sandwich was to add fresh basil to the buns. Why? I love fresh basil, I did it on a whim also. It gave this crockpot Italian sausage and peppers sandwich a wonderful taste.
- 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 large onion sliced
- 2 red bell peppers cored, seeded and sliced
- 2 green bell peppers cored, seeded and sliced
- 4 hot Italian sausages
- 4 Italian sweet sausage
- 1 can (28 oz) crushed Italian plum tomato with garlic
- 1 1/2 cups Chianti wine
- 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
- salt and black pepper to taste
- 8 sausage rolls
- 16 slices provolone cheese
- Heat up the oil in a skillet over medium heat
- Add the garlic, onion, and peppers to the skillet and cook, stirring as needed, until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes.
- Add sausages, and cook about 4 minutes more until sausages begin to brown.
- In a slow cooker add the tomatoes, Chianti wine, salt, pepper, and oregano. Mix it together.
- Add the sausage and peppers to the slow cooker.
- Cook on low for about 6-8 hours.
- Open up a sausage roll, place 2 slices of provolone on the roll.
- Add a sausage and some the peppers to the sandwich.
- Serve up the sandwiches and ENJOY!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 719Total Fat: 45gSaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 90mgSodium: 1312mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 3gSugar: 5gProtein: 31g