Grilled Sausage Sandwiches With Caramelized Onions & Gruyere Cheese

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"We love these messy sandwiches. I like to make the caramelized onions ahead of time and then these go together quickly. These make great sandwiches for Super Bowl Sunday. From Bon Appetit. No weight was given for the sausages, so I'm just guessing at that. :)"

Original recipe yields 2 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (969.2 g)
  • Calories 1398.6
  • Total Fat - 84.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 25.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 186.4 mg
  • Sodium - 2606.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 78 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 9.8 g
  • Sugars - 28.7 g
  • Protein - 81.9 g
  • Calcium - 866.9 mg
  • Iron - 5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 33.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.7 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and saute until slightly softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in vinegar, sugar and caraway seeds.

Step 2

Reduce heat to medium-low and saute until onions are deep brown and very tender, about 20 minutes longer.

Step 3

Season to taste with salt and pepper. (Can be prepared 2 hours ahead. Let stand at room temperature. Rewarm over low heat before using.)

Step 4

Preheat broiler.

Step 5

Brush 11x7-inch metal baking pan with oil. Place sausages in pan.

Step 6

Broil until sausages are brown and crisp, about 6 minutes per side.

Step 7

Transfer sausages to work surface and cut lengthwise in half.

Step 8

Arrange 3 sausage halves on each of 2 bread slices.

Step 9

Spread 2 teaspoons mustard over sausages on each.

Step 10

Top sausages with caramelized onions, dividing equally.

Step 11

Top with Gruyere or Emmental cheese slices, dividing equally. Cover with remaining 2 bread slices. Spread half of butter over upper bread slices.

Step 12

Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat.

Step 13

Carefully invert sandwiches, buttered side down, into skillet.

Step 14

Cover and cook until bottoms are brown, about 5 minutes.

Step 15

Spread remaining butter over upper bread slices.

Step 16

Turn sandwiches, cover and cook until bottoms are brown, about 4 minutes longer.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.

1 Reviews

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Another winner of a sandwich. Loved everything about these delicious ingredients and they really paired well together. Easy to make and the caramelized onions were a snap to bring together. Served alongside some chips.


(17 Apr 2016)