Vintner's Red Wine Sausage Bath
sliced bacon, coarsely chopped
fresh mushrooms, sliced
bell pepper, sliced
shallots or small onions, sliced
garlic, thinly sliced
(750 ml) red wine
fresh thyme sprigs
(19 ounces each) JOHNSONVILLE® Mild Italian Sausage Links
(12-inch x 9-inch) heavy-duty disposable foil pan
Preheat grill to medium-low.
Place a large heavy-duty disposable foil pan on the grill; add bacon. Cook bacon until crisp, stirring often.
Add the mushrooms, peppers, shallots and garlic; cook and stir until tender.
Add the wine, thyme and bay leaves. Bring to a gentle simmer.
Add sausage and cover pan with foil. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into sausage reads 160°F.
Remove sausage from the pan. Grill links until browned; return to pan.
Discard thyme and bay leaves.
Cover pan and keep warm.