Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 30 mins


Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, combine the tomato sauce, basil, pepper flakes, and garlic powder; bring to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Decrease heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, shape sausage into four thin oval patties.
  4. In a skillet, cook patties over medium heat until no longer pink; remove and keep warm.
  5. In the drippings, saute onion until tender.
  6. Place a slice of cheese on four slices of bread; top each with a sausage patty, onion, and remaining cheese.
  7. Top with remaining bread.
  8. Butter the outsides of sandwiches.
  9. Cook on a griddle or in a large skillet over medium heat until both sides are golden brown and cheese is melted.
  10. Serve with herbed tomato sauce for dipping.
Most Helpful

This is a winner - Delish flavor, nice and peppy. I used Hot Italian sausage mix and used fresh ingredients from the garden for the sauce. The multi grain bread that I used got all crunchy and delicious. Love the recipe

Bergy August 29, 2010