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Use canned fire-roasted tomatoes to rev up this classic Italian sausage sandwich recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

bake:
25 mins
cook:
6 hrs
broil:
2 mins
prep:
15 mins
total:
6 hrs 42 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 sandwiches
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place sausage links in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. For sauce, stir in undrained diced tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, vinegar, garlic, basil, oregano, salt, crushed red pepper, and black pepper.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.

  • To serve, preheat broiler. Place the sausage links on roll bottoms, reserving sauce in cooker. Place a half-slice of cheese on top of each sausage link and a half-slice of cheese on the cut side of each roll top. Place roll bottoms with sausage on a baking sheet. Broil 4 to 5 inches from the heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

  • To serve, add roasted peppers and roll tops. Serve reserved sauce in individual serving bowls for dipping.

Nutrition Facts

859 calories; fat 39g; cholesterol 96mg; saturated fat 17g; carbohydrates 81g; mono fat 18g; poly fat 5g; insoluble fiber 6g; sugars 3g; protein 37g; vitamin a 1117.6IU; vitamin c 0.7mg; thiamin 1.3mg; riboflavin 0.7mg; niacin equivalents 10.3mg; vitamin b6 0.5mg; folate 173.4mcg; vitamin b12 1.3mcg; sodium 2305mg; potassium 771mg; calcium 414mg; iron 7mg.
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