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Banjo Pickers – The sandwich that’ll make you sing!


  • 1 large loaf French Bread from grocery bakery
  • 1 package Polish keilbasa sausage
  • 1 1/2 cups Sauerkraut that's one and a half, not eleven ;
  • Swiss Cheese Slices
  • 1/4 cup hot banana pepper slices or jalapeno slices
  • 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard more if you want
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise more if you want


  • Cut your sausage into two inch segments and cut each segment in half lengthwise. Place these in a large skillet over medium high heat and cook, turning as needed, until lightly browned on both sides.
  • Slice bread open lengthwise and lay open on baking sheet. Spread one side with mayo and one side with mustard. Arrange 5 cheese slices over bread. Top one side of bread with sauerkraut and pepper slices. Place browned keilbasa slices on bottom half of bread loaf.
  • Place in oven at 350 for 10-15 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bread is toasted. Remove from oven. Close sandwich and cut into four smaller sandwiches. Serve warm with kettle potato chips or a nice bowl of white beans.

Makes 4 generous sandwiches