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Sandwich Recipes

Italian Pork Sausage Burgers


Treat yourself to a new twist on the backyard burger with Italian Pork Sausage Burgers. A carnivore's delight, Italian Pork Sausage Burgers combine ground pork, Italian sausage, and other delights into a savory twist on a classic.

What You Need

  • 2 Gala apple s, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped fresh fennel
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped pitted dates
  • 3 Tbsp. raisins
  • 2 Tbsp. HEINZ Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Italian sausage link (1/4 lb.)
  • 1 lb. ground pork
  • 1 cup chopped roasted red pepper s
  • 1 Tbsp. LEA & PERRINS Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. fennel seed
  • 4 brioche sandwich roll s
  • 1/4 cup KRAFT Real Mayo Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup GREY POUPON Harvest Coarse Ground Mustard
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 1 large tomato, cut into 4 slices


  1. Heat grill to medium heat.
  2. Combine first 5 ingredients in medium bowl. Mix vinegar and oil until blended. Add to apple mixture; mix lightly. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Meanwhile, grill sausage 10 min. or until done (160ºF), turning occasionally. Transfer to cutting board; cut diagonally into 4 thin slices.
  4. Mix ground pork, peppers, Worcestershire sauce and fennel seed just until blended. Shape into 4 (1-inch-thick) patties. Grill 7 min. on each side or until done (160ºF), adding buns, cut sides down, to grill to toast for the last minute.
  5. Spread cut sides of buns with mayo, then mustard. Place lettuce on bottom halves of buns; top with burgers, tomatoes and sausage. Cover with tops of buns. Serve with apple salad.
Cooking time (duration)

45 Min(s) 45 Min(s) Prep

Number of servings (yield)

4 servings




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Serving Suggestion

Serve with raw vegetables and your favorite fresh fruit to round out the meal.

Special Extra

Add 1/4 cup chopped dates to apple salad before refrigerating as directed.


Substitute 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil for the parsley.

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