Maggiano’s Little Italy specializes in Italian-American cuisine served in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Maggiano’s menu features both classic and contemporary recipes – authentic pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh seafood, regular chef specials and specialty desserts. Maggiano’s 46 locations nationwide offer lunch, dinner, delivery and carryout service. Banquet spaces for special occasions are also available at select restaurants. Maggiano’s is owned and operated by Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT), one of the world’s leading casual dining restaurant companies, serving more than one million guests daily. Brinker owns or franchises more than 1,600 restaurants in 30 countries and two territories. In addition to Maggiano’s, Brinker owns and operates Chili’s Grill & Bar.
Italian Sausage Sandwich
ITALIAN SAUSAGE SANDWICH
Maggiano's Little Italy Recipe
3 pounds sweet Italian sausages, cut into 2 inch pieces
3 medium onions, sliced
1 medium green pepper, cut into 2 inch long strips
1 medium red pepper, cut into 2 inch long strips
1 medium yellow or orange pepper, cut into 2 inch long strips
1 (4 pound 4 ounce) prepared/jarred Italian sauce or marinara
12 -24 slices provolone cheese
salt and pepper to taste
12 (6 inch) Italian style hoagie buns, ciabatta or focaccia bread, split and toasted
Put the sausage in a large disposable foil pan. Bake at 425 degrees for 45 minutes or until the sausage is browned. Carefully pour off juices that are in the pan. Stir in the pasta sauce, peppers and onions. Add salt and pepper if needed. Cover the pan.
Bake for 45 minutes more or until the sausage reaches an internal temperature of 160 degrees. Spoon the sausage, sauce and pepper mixture among the roll halves. Top with one or two slices of provolone cheese and remaining roll halves. Serve hot.