All you need is some good bread, some mustard and of course some authentic Portuguese sausage. My favorite is linguica. It is pronounced li gwisa. It is a pork sausage that is smoke-cured, and seasoned with garlic and paprika. All you need to do is grill it and split it and put it in between bread with a little mustard. It truly is a heavenly bite.
In the capital city of Sao Tome on the island of the same name, you will find a massive market. This is where on the island you will find this and many other versions of a sausage sandwich.
Enjoy this Sao Tome sausage sandwich with a good Portuguese beer like we did. One of my favorites Portuguese beer is called Super Bock. Trust me you will love this quick and easy Sao Tome Sausage Sandwich.
Did you know that the islands of Sao Tome and Principe were completely uninhabited when the Portuguese discovered them? They built the nation. If you would like to learn more about this tiny two island nation be sure to check out “Our Journey to Sao Tome and Principe”. You can also find more authentic recipes like matata (clams in port wine) and a lovely dessert recipe called Banana bolo.
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Sao Tome Sausage Sandwich
- 1 11 oz. Linguica Sausage
- 2 Sandwich rolls
- 1 Tablespoon mustard
- Turn on grill to medium high heat
- Split sausage lengthwise and put onto hot grill, grill until cooked through about 7-8 minutes per side
- When the sausage is just about done split the rolls in half and put on the grill to warm them up. It just takes a minute to get some nice warm sandwich rolls.
- Serve the sausage sandwich with mustard cut each roll in half and serve.