Grilled Italian Sausage and Bell Pepper Folds

Save time by doubling up when grilling simple sausages--adding bell peppers, onions, and herbs alongside--for these satisfying pocket sandwiches.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

4
links uncooked Italian pork sausage
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into 8 pieces
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into 8 pieces
1
medium onion, sliced
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/2
teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/4
teaspoon salt
4
soft pita folds (about 6 inches in diameter)
4
(3/4 to 1-oz.) slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. When grill is heated, place sausage links on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 10 minutes, turning occasionally.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine bell peppers, onion, oil, Italian seasoning and salt; toss to mix. Place in grill basket (grill "wok").
  • 3 After sausages have cooked for 10 minutes, add grill basket to grill. Cook an additional 10 to 15 minutes or until sausages are no longer pink in center and vegetables are crisp-tender, turning sausages and shaking basket occasionally to mix vegetables.
  • 4 To warm pita folds, microwave 2 pita folds on High about 30 seconds; repeat with remaining pita folds. Top pita folds with sausages and bell pepper mixture. Top each with cheese; fold over.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    470
    (
    Calories from Fat
    225),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    1160mg
    1160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    36g
    36%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    25g
    25%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    40%;
    Vitamin C
    72%;
    Calcium
    22%;
    Iron
    16%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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