Grilled Sausage & Pepper Grand Slam Grinders

Grilled Sausage & Pepper Grand Slam Grinders Print this recipe

Yields: 4 sandwiches servings
Cook time: 20 minutes Prep time: 10 minutes


  • 1 15-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 pound sweet Italian sausage
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 yellow onion cut into wedges
  • ¼ cup basil freshly chopped
  • 3 medium bell peppers assorted, (red, green, yellow)
  • 4 medium, grinder or hero rolls split lengthwise
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese sliced


  1. Preheat the grill using Kingsford® charcoal.
  2. Arrange the peppers over the flame and grill for 5 to 7 minutes on each side, until peppers are blackened and blistered. Remove the peppers and place into a paper bag to cool. Once the peppers have cooled, peel the skin off.
  3. Grill the sausage and onions for 5 to 7 minutes on each side and remove from the grill.
  4. In a large heat-proof pan, add sausage, pepper and onions and combine with tomato sauce and oregano. Place pan over the grill and stir until blended and contents are heated throughout.
  5. Toast the rolls for two to 3 minutes on the charcoal grill. Once the bread is crisp with grill marks, spoon the sausage and peppers over each roll. Top with cheese and basil.
  6. Recipe created by football analyst, Mike Golic, on behalf of Kingsford® charcoal.
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