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Bratwurst and Mozzarella Sandwiches

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Bratwurst and Mozzarella Sandwiches
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 6
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Enjoy these tasty sandwiches made using bratwurst, bell pepper and cheese flavored with marinara sauce - dinner ready in 25 minutes.
Updated Jan 24, 2011

Ingredients

  • 6 cooked bratwurst
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, cut into 6 pieces
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into 6 pieces
  • 3/4 cup refrigerated marinara sauce
  • 6 brat buns, split
  • 6 (1-oz.) slices mozzarella cheese

Steps

  • 1
    Heat grill. When ready to grill, place bratwurst and bell peppers on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 8 to 12 minutes or until bell peppers are crisp-tender and bratwurst are thoroughly heated, turning frequently.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, heat marinara sauce in small saucepan over medium heat until thoroughly heated.
  • 3
    To toast buns, place cut sides down on grill during last 1 to 2 minutes of cooking time. Layer bell peppers, marinara sauce, bratwurst and cheese in buns.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Bratwurst is an all-time summer grilling favorite, These German pork and veal sausages are seasoned with caraway, ginger and nutmeg.
  • tip 2
    Spaghetti sauce can be used in place of the marinara sauce in this recipe.
  • tip 3
    Sweet bell peppers contribute to the high levels of vitamin A and C in this recipe.

Nutrition Information

490 Calories, 30g Total Fat, 25g Protein, 31g Total Carbohydrate, 9g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
270
Total Fat
30g
46%
Saturated Fat
12g
60%
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
1020mg
43%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
9g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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