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Crockpot Italian Sausage and Vegetables

Need a flavorful meal, but don't have time to cook? Your family will love this mouth-watering meal, and it smells delicious cooking all day in your kitchen. You can serve it on a whole-wheat bun or with a small side of pasta or spaghetti squash.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/4 cup

  • Calories 245
  • Carbohydrate 16 g
  • Protein 21 g
  • Fat 11.0 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.1 g
  • Sugar 8 g
  • Dietary Fiber 5 g
  • Cholesterol 70 mg
  • Sodium 570 mg
  • Potassium 805 mg

This Recipe Serves 4

Ingredients

1 (14.5-ounce) can no-salt added diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons olive oil
4 ready-to-cook Italian turkey sausage links (about 3 ounces each)
1 large green pepper, sliced
1 medium onion, sliced
16 ounces frozen Italian-style vegetables (unseasoned broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, green beans, & zucchini)

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the diced tomatoes, oregano, basil, and garlic. Set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a medium sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add the sausage and sauté for about 2 minutes per side until brown. Remove from the pan.
  3. Layer the green peppers and onions on the bottom of the crock pot.
  4. Place the Italian sausage links on top of the pepper and onion mixture. Pour frozen Italian vegetables on top of Italian sausage.
  5. Pour the diced tomatoes mixture on top of the Italian sausage.
  6. Place the cover on the crock pot. Cook on low setting for 6 hours or until done (cooking times vary based on the crock pot).

Recipe Cost: $8.93 

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm all ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be made gluten-free.

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