Spicy Sweet Sausage and Peppers

Spicy Sweet Sausage and Peppers

This recipe has multiple purposes starting with feeding the family dinner or guests during a World Series watching party, or just creating a comforting snack one of these cooler fall evenings. There is something about these sausages and peppers that is sure to find its way into your favorite recipe folder.


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped in 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 large red pepper
  • 1 small yellow onion chopped in 1/4 inch pieces
  • 3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Coombs Family Farms Grade A Dark Color, Robust Taste Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 tsp dried crushed red pepper (or more to taste)
  • 4 pork or chicken sausages, preferably hot Italian
  • 4 submarine or large hot dog buns
  • 2 Tbsp butter


Prepare grill.  Mix first seven ingredients together in large bowl to coat peppers and onions well. Grill mixture on an oiled rack above coals under just tender.

Meanwhile, prick sausages with a fork and grill on medium to low until just cooked through.

Spread butter on inside of buns and toast on grill until golden.  Insert one sausage in each roll and cover with pepper onion mixture.

Serves four.