Italian-Style Sandwiches

Number of servings : 4 Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Type of meal : | Sandwiches |

Number of servings : 4

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Type of meal : | Sandwiches | Sandwiches

Special diet :

Ingredients

4     mild Italian sausages
As required    olive oil
1    red onion, sliced thinly
15 ml / 1 tbsp    balsamic vinegar
4    ciabatta rolls, halved and toasted
500 ml / 2 cups    wild arugula
5 ml / 1 tsp    balsamic vinegar
To taste    salt and freshly ground pepper
2     red tomatoes, sliced
8    bocconcini balls, sliced thinly

Directions

Preheat oven to 190ºC / 375ºF.

In a saucepan, blanch the sausages in boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and reserve.

In a skillet, sauté the onion in a little oil until caramelized. Add the first amount of vinegar and cook over medium heat until evaporated. Set aside.

In a skillet, cook the sausages in a little oil, just to brown. Set aside.

In a bowl, toss the arugula with a little oil, the second amount of vinegar and the salt and pepper. Place an equal amount on the bottom half of each roll and arrange the tomato and cheese slices on top.

Cut the sausages in two lengthwise and place on top of the cheese.

Garnish with caramelized onions and close the sandwich.

Suggested side dish: Sweet potato chips and a salad of bitter greens

Nutritional information:

Italian-Style Sandwiches