Serves 4 (serving size: 1 hoagie)

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat broiler to high.

Step 2

Hollow out top halves of rolls. Arrange rolls, cut sides up, on a baking sheet. Broil 1 1/2 minutes or until toasted. Set aside.

Step 3

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage to pan; cook 2 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Add onion and garlic; cook 1 minute. Add marinara, bell pepper, and black pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 6 minutes or until bell pepper is crisp-tender.

Step 4

Arrange about 3/4 cup sausage mixture over bottom half of each roll; sprinkle each serving with about 2 tablespoons cheese. Place on a baking sheet; broil 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Top with top halves of rolls.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews

Delicious warm sandwich

November 09, 2016
I used homemade marinara (Cooking Light's Basic Marinara recipe), chicken chipotle sausage with cheese, and onion sub rolls.  These were delicious.  Would totally make again.

Very good, super easy

June 15, 2016
Subbed ground Italian sausage. 


April 11, 2015
I made these for supper tonight as part of the Cooking Light Diet and this was another meal that is super yummy and you'd never guess it was a light meal.  

jhoward0145's Review

June 28, 2014
These were really good :) Unfortunately, I didn't have any green peppers in the fridge but this recipe was simple, fast and delicious!!

laebrown's Review

May 31, 2014
Really, really good sausage/marinara combination - a huge success for a Friday dinner with a couple of beers. Not a wheat eater, I put the sausage combo over polenta with some oven-roasted zucchini and carrot, and it was all insanely delicious. I have no doubt that these are equally good with the hoagie roll. I changed nothing else about the recipe - it was incredibly delicious and we will definitely be eating this again in the future. :-)

jazzNjoeywebb's Review

April 05, 2014
These were so easy and delicious!!!!! My whole family enjoyed these so much

bakingamie's Review

January 25, 2014
This is one of my favorite weeknight recipes. It is quick, easy, and flavorful. I use pre-cooked sausages to make the recipe even easier.

daneanp's Review

January 21, 2014
Really good, family friendly (though my daughter prefers no peppers) and very filling. Easy for a weeknight meal. We had a fruit salad along side.

sukeedog's Review

August 04, 2013

Whygal's Review

February 13, 2013
I have made these sandwiches twice and we love them. I use spicy chicken sausage from Trader Joe's. I always add more onion and red peppers to the mixture. I heat some extra sauce as I like them a bit saucier than my husband. Last night I made the Spinach and Mozzarella Salad (CL March 2012) for the side dish.