Lunch

Cheesy Gaucho Sandwich Recipe

Prep Time: 25 Min  |  Cook Time: 45 Min  |  Servings:  |  Calories:
guachosandwich
Prep Time
25 Min
Cook Time
45 Min

Hearty Italian sausages are layered on baguettes and and topped with caramelized onion, chimichurri sauce and Sargento® Havarti cheese.

Ingredients
  • SPICY CHIMICHURRI:
  • 1 bunch finely chopped Parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp. dried Oregano
  • 6 Tbsp. Red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp minced chipotle peppers in adobo
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup Sunflower oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • CARAMELIZED ONION:
  • 2 Tbsp. Unsalted butter
  • 2 cups thinly sliced red onions
  • 2 Tbsp. Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. Balsamic vinegar
  • TO SERVE:
  • 4 links Italian sausage, cooked
  • 8 slices Sargento® Havarti
  • 4 (6 in.) Italian style rolls or Baguettes
Directions
  1. For the spicy chimichurri sauce: Mix parsley, garlic, oregano and vinegar, place in the microwave for 2 minutes, remove from microwave, cover with plastic wrap, and let stand until completely cool.

    Add chipotle peppers, olive and sunflower oil and mix thoroughly, season with salt and pepper to taste. (This sauce can be made 2 days ahead and will keep for up to 4 weeks in the refrigerator)
  2. For the caramelized onions: Melt butter in a skillet on medium heat and sauté onions until translucent, add sugar, balsamic vinegar and mix until sugar is completely dissolved, lower heat to low and cook onions until caramelized and the liquid has evaporated mixing constantly.
  3. To serve: Split bread rolls in half lengthwise, fill with two halves of sausage each, top with each roll with 2 slices of cheese, broil in toaster oven until cheese is completely melted, remove from oven, and add caramelized onions and chimichurri sauce to taste.