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Smoked Sausage Sandwiches with Caramelised Onions

13 Reviews
91% would make this recipe again

A sophisticated hot dog that is always a crowd pleaser.

Preparation : 10 min Cooking : 30 min
590 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Kid-friendly
  • Bone-healthy

Ingredients

1 1/2 tbsp olive oil 23 mL
3 red onions, thinly sliced 460 g
1 1/2 tbsp wine vinegar 23 mL
3 1/2 tsp brown sugar 14 g
1 1/4 tsp caraway seeds 3 g
8 smoked sausages 300 g
16 slices rye bread 320 g
3 tbsp Dijon mustard 45 mL
80 g Gruyère cheese, thinly sliced
1 tbsp butter, unsalted 14 g
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Thinly slice the onions, add them to the skillet, and sauté until slightly softened about 4 min. Stir in the vinegar, brown sugar, and caraway seeds. Lower the heat to medium-low and sauté the onions until very tender, about 15-20 min longer. Add salt and pepper.

  2. Put the sausages on a medium-hot grill and cook until brown and crisp, about 3 min per side. Alternatively, broil them in the oven.
  3. Transfer the sausages to a working surface and cut them in half lengthwise. For each sandwich, arrange 2 halves of sausage on a slice of bread. Spread about 1 teaspoon of mustard on each sausage layer, then top with the caramelised onions, dividing them equally among the sandwiches. Thinly slice the Gruyère cheese, then distribute the slices on top of the onions. Cover each sandwich with the remaining bread slices. Spread half of the butter over the top of each sandwich.
  4. Heat a nonstick, heavy-bottom pan over medium-low heat. Carefully put the sandwiches, buttered side down, in the pan. Cover and cook about 3 min, until the bottoms are brown. Spread the remaining butter over the upper bread slices. Turn the sandwiches and cook until the bottoms are brown, 2-3 min longer. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (300g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

590

Fat

32 g

49 %

Saturated 12.1 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

61 %

Cholesterol

70 mg

Sodium

1310 mg

55 %

Carbohydrate

53 g

18 %

Fibre

7 g

27 %

Sugars

11 g

Protein

23 g

Vitamin A

13 %

Vitamin C

14 %

Calcium

44 %

Iron

39 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ¼ servings
Grain Products : 2 ¼ servings
Milk and Alternatives : ½ serving
Meat and Alternatives : 1 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Source of  :
Copper, Omega-6, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Good source of  :
Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin B6
Excellent source of  :
Calcium, Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Zinc
Diet-related health claims  :
Bone-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 2 ½
Vegetables 2
Meat and Alternatives 2
Fats 5 ½
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Members' Reviews

13 Reviews (12 with rating only ) 91% would make this recipe again
CharlieTrotter
may 08, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

This is a "glorified" hot-dog, that is simply to die for!

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This recipe is in the following categories

Pork | Main courses/Entrées | Sandwiches | Bone-healthy | High Iron | High Fibre | High Calcium | Barbecue/Broil/Grill

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CharlieTrotter
may 08, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

This is a "glorified" hot-dog, that is simply to die for!

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