french baguette, sliced in half lengthwise
vegan Italian sausage (such as Tofurkey or Field Roast brand)
green bell pepper, sliced
yellow onion, sliced
red pepper flakes
tomato, cut into small wedges
vegan mozzarella cheese, shredded
chiffonade of fresh basil
salt and pepper
- Saute green bell pepper and onion in olive oil until soft. Add oregano, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper to taste. Stir in tomato sauce to coat the vegetables, then keep warm. Meanwhile saute mushrooms in olive oil until golden, season with salt and pepper.
- Cut the baguette into slices about the same length as the sausages. Brush the baguette with olive oil and toast until golden brown. Place the hot sausage on the bread. Top with green pepper/onion mixture on one side, mushrooms and tomatoes on the other side. Secure the sandwich with picks. Top with vegan mozzarella and place under the broiler until the cheese starts to melt. Garnish with fresh basil.