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Sloppy Ottos

My version of sloppy joes comes from an old family recipe. Make these sandwiches even more German by stacking everything on a pretzel bun. —Jason Koren, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bulk spicy pork sausage
  • 1-1/2 cups sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 2 medium green and/or sweet yellow peppers, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 8 pretzel or regular hamburger buns, split
  • 8 slices provolone cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat 4-6 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking into crumbles; drain. Add sauerkraut, peppers and onion; cook and stir 8-10 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender.
  • Spoon meat mixture onto bun bottoms; place cheese over meat. Replace tops. Place on a baking sheet. Bake 4-6 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich: 494 calories, 24g fat (7g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 1042mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein.
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