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Foodie With Family's Favourite Grilled Italian Sausage with Peppers and Onions

There is nothing quite like a grilled Italian sausage with a hearty dose of yellow mustard and garlicky peppers and onions to make you feel like all is well in the world. I heartily recommend you try our favourite version of this classic!
Author Rebecca Lindamood

Ingredients

  • 6 raw hot Italian sausage links
  • 1 can drinkable quality beer 12 ounces, lager or ale is a good choice here
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion sliced into half and then into thin strips
  • 2 large bell peppers green, red, orange or yellow or a blend, sliced into thin strips
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 6 hearty sausage rolls or Homemade Hot Dog Rolls
  • Lots of yellow mustard!

Instructions

  • Preheat half of your grill to high (or build a bed of moderately hot coals on one half of the grill.
  • Place the sausage links in a single layer in a heavy-bottomed skillet and pour the beer over the top. Put the lid on the pan and bring up to a boil, covered tightly, over medium high heat. As soon as it boils, remove the lid, drop the heat to low and simmer for 1 minute only.
  • Transfer the sausages to the hottest part of the grill. Cook them, turning often, until they start to become golden brown.
  • Immediately move them to the coolest part of the grill and let them cook , turning frequently, until they are very hot all the way through (150°F on an instant read thermometer).
  • Move the sausages to a platter and tent loosely with foil while working on the peppers and onions.
  • Heat the olive oil in a heavy-bottomed skillet over medium high heat. Add the sliced peppers, onions, and garlic, sprinkle with salt, and stir to coat. Continue cooking, stirring frequently, until the peppers and onions are tender with just a little bite in the center. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Serve each sausage on a bun, smeared with yellow mustard and piled with sauteed peppers and onions!