Italian Sausage Sandwiches

Italian Sausage Sandwiches

Easy and oh so good.
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  • 1 package Italian sausage
  • 1 1/2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 tablespoon pesto
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • S&P to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded Italian cheese
  • Mozzarella pearls
  • Sliced pepperoncini peppers
  • Hot dog buns


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cook sausage in a large skillet, crumbling as you cook.  Drain.  Add back to skillet and add marinara, pesto, garlic, S&P, sugar, onion powder, and red pepper flakes.  Let simmer while you prepare the buns.

Brush melted butter on inside of buns.  Toast in oven for a few minutes.  Remove from oven and add shredded cheese to buns.  Fill with sausage mixture.  Add mozzarella pearls and peppers on top.  Sprinkle with more shredded cheese.  Bake 10-15 minutes.