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Sausage Sliders with Spinach and Peppers

Photo: Miha Matei
Prep time 20 mins
Other time 5 mins
Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch spinach, thick stems removed (about 4 cups)
  • 1 pound sweet Italian sausage
  • 12 small rolls, split

Nutrition Information

  • calories 474
  • caloriesfromfat 34 %
  • protein 30 g
  • carbohydrate 50 g
  • sugars 7 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • fat 18 g
  • satfat 5 g
  • sodium 1358 mg
  • cholesterol 37 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat broiler. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onion begins to soften, 5 to 6 minutes. Add the bell pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 5 to 6 minutes. Add the spinach and cook, tossing, until the spinach is just wilted, 1 to 2 minutes.

    Meanwhile, remove the sausages from their casings and form into twelve 1/2-inch-thick patties. Place them on a broilerproof rimmed baking sheet and broil until cooked through, 4 to 5 minutes per side.

    Form sandwiches with the rolls, sausage patties, and vegetable mixture. great for guests

    These bite-size sandwiches make easy hors d'oeuvres. Cook the vegetables and form the patties up to a day in advance; broil the patties, reheat the vegetables, and assemble the sliders just before guests arrive.