Papa Felico's Garlic Sausage Bread

Papa Felico's Garlic Sausage Bread

Diane Felico 0

"This delicious garlic and sausage bread is good for an old-fashioned, Italian family sit-down."


40 m servings 646 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 646 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 40.1 g
  • 62%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.5g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 23.1 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 1346 mg
  • 54%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Crumble the sausage into a saucepan over low heat; cover and cook until sausage is completely browned, stirring every 30 seconds; drain.
  3. Place the bread on a baking sheet with the crust sides down. Arrange the cooked sausage evenly over both halves of bread. Top each with tomato slices, red bell pepper strips, mozzarella slices, green olives, and black olives.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  5. Whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, oregano, basil, salt, pepper, onion, and garlic in a bowl. Drizzle over baked bread halves.
  6. Bake another 5 minutes. Cut into 2 inch slices to serve.
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  1. 28 Ratings


This was AWESOME.... A few reviewerssaid that they couldn't keep the toppings on the bread... I bought the wider italian bread, and scooped out some of the bread to make room for the fillings.. ...

Oh my goodness, this is amazingly good!!! i'm giving this five stars despite the fact that i made a couple of changes, but it's just because i'm sure it would be delicious as it is stated. I fir...

We used sweet italian sausage with the casing removed instead of the hot bulk pork and it was wonderful!

I really like this. Very simple to prepare and delicious. Also very filling. I was going to eat this with salad, but the salad is on the bread! I was a bit flaky when I shopped for the ingre...

This recipe is fantastic. I don't normally review recipes, but I just had to with this one. I don't think I've ever had such a tasty meal. I did have to modify a few things. I didn't have bul...

Delicious! Used a wide Vienna bread loaf, sliced down the middle. Made two versions--per the recipe for my hubby and me, and with bacon and no olives for the kids. Yum! The balsamic dressing rea...

My daughter and myself made this last night and it was delicious. Having leftovers for lunch right now!

I took this to an appetizer get together and it was a huge success! The mixture that you drizzle over it added soooo much flavor. I used roma tomatoes and cut slices thin. I also served the oliv...

Absolutely fantastic! I, like the others, will try to find a way to make it less messy so that I can justify serving it as an appetizer. I can't not share this wonderful recipe with as many pe...