Recipe: Giovanni Sandwich

Giovanni Sandwich


  • 1 lb. bulk Italian sausage (of course made with Papa Greco's Italian Spice Mix)
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • 4 fresh, hard crusted Italian rolls
  • 1 c. Italian Sausage Condiment (see recipe)


  • Make 4 - 1/4 pound patties out of the Italian Sausage
  • Cook them by either pan frying, grilling, or BBQing
  • When the patties are done, put a slice of provolone cheese on each patty and continue cooking until starting to melt
  • Put a patty on each roll and cover with the Condiment for Italian Sausage


Great with a salad and glass of dry Italian red wine.
Recipe: Italian Sausage Condiment
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Recipe: Italian Sausage Condiment

Italian Sausage Condiment


  • 1 green pepper sliced at least 1/4" thick
  • 1 red pepper sliced at least 1/4" thick
  • 1 Spanish onion sliced about 1/4" thick
  • 1 lb fresh mushrooms slicked about 1/4" thick
  • 2 large garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 oz can tomato paste


  • Fry the peppers, onion, mushrooms, and garlic in the olive oil over medium-high heat until starting to wilt
  • Cover and lower heat to medium and cook stirring occasionally until the vegetables give up their liquid
  • Add in the tomato paste and stir thoroughly
  • Lower the heat to medium-low, cover and cook an additional 15 minutes.


Tip! You can either serve hot, warm, or cold. It is also great to let your COOKED Italian sausage stew in this for about 30 minutes and then serve over pasta, polenta, rice, or in a bun.
My kids and I also like to eat this with a spoon directly out of the refrigerator!

Video: Making Italian Sausage

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EASY (and Amazing!) Homemade Italian Sausage

by Scott Gregg
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Mike Greco sent me his Italian Sausage Seasoning mix and it is the original recipe of herbs and spices that his grandfather brought from Italy. (and it is AMAZINGLY GOOD!)

These are the links to the equipment I used:

  • The Grinder I used is a kitchner made for NH Northern that is about 10 years old. They run about $100 and mine has gone through hundreds of grinding days. Here is a link to one just like it:
  • The 5# Stuffer is also a kitchner and runs about $100. Stuffing with a grinder is a PAIN! Get a stuffer. This is a great investment:
  • Burger Press, A “Must Have” for banging out your own great patties one after another!
  • Handy Wax burger wax paper:
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