Sweet Pepper & Spicy Sausage Hero

Difficulty: Simple
Time: 40 minutes
Serves: 4

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 lb Dolce® Super Sweet Baby Bell Peppers, seeded and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp fennel seeds, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp Kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh Italian parsley, chopped
  • 4 spicy Italian sausages
  • 4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 baguettes, cut in half

Hearty and spicy, these super sandwiches will make you the hero. You can also try the Dolce® Super Sweet Baby Bell Peppers sautéed with grilled chicken breasts or steak for a quick dinner.


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Heat large cast iron pan over medium heat and add 2 Tbsp of olive oil. Add red onion and sauté for 10 minutes. Add Dolce® Baby Bell Peppers, garlic, fennel seeds, salt and sauté for 3 minutes. Add balsamic vinegar and cook for 3 minutes or until balsamic has evaporated. Add Italian parsley.
  3. Remove pepper mixture from pan and wipe clean. Place back on stove over medium heat and add final tbsp of olive oil. Fry sausages on one side for 4 minutes or until nicely browned. Turn over and place in preheated oven. Cook for 15 minutes or until cooked through.
  4. Remove sausages from oven and slice in half.
  5. Toast baguettes and spread mayonnaise on each one. Add Dolce® Super Sweet Baby Bell Pepper mixture and sliced sausage. Serve.