Monday, March 28, 2011

Grilled Sausages with Peppers and Onions Hobo Pack

It's grill season! Can I get a collective "YEAH"! We don't grill too much during the winter. It's too cold and dark and the grill is usually buried in snow. But the sun is poking through more and it is sticking around much later every day, so we are grilling on a regular basis again. One of our favorite grilled sandwiches is Italian Sausages and we love it with grilled peppers and onions. I make this at least once a week in the summer.

Grilled Sausages with Peppers and Onions Hobo Pack
  • 1 lb Italian sausage links
  • 1 red pepper, cored, slices into thin strips
  • 1 medium onion, sliced thin. We prefer red onion, however on this day I only had a yellow onion on hand.
  • olive oil, salt, pepper

Create a hobo pack by placing the peppers and onions in the center of a piece of foil, large enough to fold up into a packet. Before folding up the packet, drizzle the peppers and onions with about 1 Tbsp. olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper, about 1/4 tsp each. Fold the packet up tightly, so juices don't drain out when you flip the packet while grilling. See picture of packet on the grill.

Grill sausage over medium-high heat about 15-20 minutes, turning halfway, until sausage is cooked through. I grilled turkey sausage and the rule is to cook until it reaches 165 degrees inside. Refer to the sausage packaging for cooking guidelines. Flip the hobo pack when you turn the sausage.

Serve the sausages, peppers and onions on a really fresh roll with your favorite toppings. I love mine with lots of mustard. Enjoy and Happy Grilling!

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  1. Awesome idea. I usually am in the house making the onions and peppers. Why did I never think of this before?

  2. I'll have to tell my husband about this. He will love it. I can't wait until it gets warm enough here to grill. (Today it is only going to be 35 degrees!)

  3. Great idea! We typically use a grilling basket, but these packets {which we do for potatoes} will likely keep the veggies more moist and less likely to burn :) Thanks!


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