Italian Sausage Cheese Bombers – sausages simmered in a zesty tomato sauce until they melt in your mouth, sandwiched between buns, then loaded with oozing, gooey mozzarella cheese! These bombers are perfect for the Big Game!
Did you know January is National Sunday Supper Month? I had no idea, but there is a whole month dedicated to family meal time. This is my first time contributing to Sunday Supper and I am so thrilled to be a part of the community! We’re closing out the month with recipes focused on another event that brings family (and friends) together – football!
As a child, I was blessed to have supper around the table with my family every night of the week. Those times bonded and grew us in ways I didn’t understand, but it is something I practice with my husband and a tradition we will continue with our future children. We encourage families to make time for a sit-down dinner at least once a week! You can find out more about Sunday Supper at the end of this post along with .
Now on to the food. I have an incredible recipe for you today! You will definitely want to make this one…for gameday, for dinner and every other chance you get! It’s extremely easy and a hit with everyone. Touchdown!
This recipe is especially meaningful to me because it was passed down from my dad. He makes his own sausage for these bombers, but I’ve simplified it by using Italian sausage links. Use mild or spicy depending on your taste!
My dad simmers his on the stove for hours with peppers and onions, until the sausage takes on a buttery, melt-in-your-mouth quality. With my version, you can pop everything in the slow cooker where it will cook and then stay warm throughout the party.
The Italian sausage cheese bombers are served on sturdy rolls (hotdog buns won’t do) with mozzarella cheese – and lots of it! These sandwiches aren’t called bombers for nothing! Serve with extra sauce if you like and enjoy the perfection that is meat, cheese and bread in one bite.
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Italian Sausage Cheese Bombers
- 1 can (29oz) or 2 cans (15oz) tomato puree
- 2 pounds of Italian sausage links, mild or spicy
- 1/2 green bell pepper, sliced
- 1 onion, sliced
- 1 teaspoon celery salt
- 1 pound mozzarella cheese, shredded
- Crusty rolls (like hoagie buns) for serving, warmed
- In a slow cooker, place the tomato puree, sausage links, bell pepper, onion and celery salt. Stir to combine. Cook on low for 6 hours or high for 3 hours, or until cooked through.
- Serve sausages on rolls and top with mozzarella cheese.
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