Sausage & Piquillo Pepper Sandwiches

Perfect for Pepper Lovers

Published in Gourmet, July 2009

Serves 2 to 4


  • 1/2 cup finely chopped green olives
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 ciabatta or other rolls about the length of sausages, split
  • 4 bratwurst, andouille, or other flavorful, fully cooked sausages, split
  • 1/2 cup bottled piquillo peppers or roasted red peppers, drained and cut into strips
  • 2 cups baby arugula


Combine olives and oil, then spread on bottom halves of rolls.

Heat a grill pan or large heavy skillet (not nonstick) over medium-high heat until hot, then heat sausages until hot, about 8 minutes.

Make sandwiches on rolls with peppers, sausages, and arugula. Cut in half.