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Grilled Italian sausage and peppers (gyro style)

Serves 6 Servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon large onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoon assorted peppers (orange,
  • 1 tablespoon small jalapeño
  • 1 cup sliced white mushrooms
  • 4 cup garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound hot italian sausage
  • 1/2 cup large basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan


Baking Directions:

Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat; add onions, peppers, mushrooms, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper.

Stir occasionally and cook until onions are golden brown, about 20 minutes.

Remove and cool to room temperature.

While pepper mixture is cooking, preheat grill or broiler and cook sausages until golden brown, approximately 10 to 15 minutes.

Transfer sausages to cutting board and let cool.

Once sausages are cooled, cut lengthwise.

To assemble gyros, lay out pitas on flat surface and cover with basil leaves and equal amount of pepper and onion mixture.

Place cut sausage on top with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.

  Roll each pita into a piece of aluminum foil in the shape of a hot dog.

Make sure ends are tightly wrapped.

Place in cooler until ready.

To warm: Place on a warm grill, turning often until warm and steaming, about 10 minutes.

  Serve with favorite dipping sauce.

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