Open-Faced Pizza Sandwiches

Enjoy these flavorful open-faced pork sausage sandwiches – a great slow cooked lunch or casual supper!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 8 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb. bulk Italian pork sausage
1/2
cup chopped onion
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1
(4.5-oz.) jar sliced mushrooms, drained
1
(6-oz.) can tomato paste
1
(15-oz.) can pizza sauce
1
(9.5-oz.) pkg. frozen herb or cheese Texas toast
3
oz. (3/4 cup) finely shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 In large skillet, cook sausage and onion over medium heat until sausage is no longer pink, stirring occasionally. Drain.
  • 2 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, combine cooked sausage and onion, bell pepper, mushrooms and tomato paste; mix well. Top with pizza sauce.
  • 3 Cover; cook on low setting for 6 to 8 hours.
  • 4 About 10 minutes before serving, heat toast as directed on package. Stir sausage mixture. Spoon about 3/4 cup sausage mixture onto each warm toast slice. Sprinkle each with 2 tablespoons cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    550
    (
    Calories from Fat
    290),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    32g
    32%
    (Saturated Fat
    11g,
    11%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    1510mg
    1510%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    29g
    29%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    40%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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