BBQ Italian Sausage & Peppers

BBQ Italian Sausage & Peppers

Makes 6 servings


  • 12 Italian sausages, hot or sweet
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 4 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp basil
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 12 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 3 red peppers, cleaned and quartered
  • 3 yellow peppers, cleaned and quartered
  • 3 green peppers, cleaned & quartered
  • 2-3 loaves Italian bread or French baguettes or submarine sandwich bread
  • honey mustard


  1. Prick the sausages, cover with water and simmer 5-6 minutes, cool in cold water, pat dry and slice in half leaving them joined in the center.
  2. Heat BBQ medium-hot. Combine olive oil,vinegar, oregano, basil, sugar& hot pepper sauce. Grill the sausages and the pepper quarters basting with the oil mixture.
  3. BBq until the sausages and peppers are rich golden color 14-18 minutes. Split the buns/bread in half and if using bread cut into serving sizes, leaving them joined at the middle and brush with the oil mixture.
  4. Remove sausages and keep warm. BBQ the oiled bread toast 2-3 minutes.
  5. Slip a sausage in the bun and a piece of each of the peppers, some mustard.