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Sausage Sliders with Spinach and Peppers

Real Simple OCTOBER 2008

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Other:5 Minutes


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 474
  • Calories from fat: 34%
  • Protein: 30g
  • Carbohydrate: 50g
  • Sugars: 7g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 1358mg
  • Cholesterol: 37mg

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