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Crock Pot Sausage and Peppers {no browning needed}

Crock Pot Sausage and Peppers are such a versatile meal! Serve with pasta or on rolls for a hearty sandwich. An added bonus is this recipe will fill your home with mouth-watering aromas while it cooks.

Crock Pot Sausage and Peppers {no browning needed} in the crock pot after cooking

Ingredients

The ingredients for this recipe are:

  • 8-10 sausage links (mild, sweet or hot)- frozen or defrosted.
  • 1 jar of pasta sauce (or half of this Crock Pot Pasta Sauce recipe)
  • 3 red bell peppers
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic

How to Make Crock Pot Sausage and Peppers

To make this recipe, simply combine all of the ingredients together in a large crock pot. Then, give it a stir and set your timer. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours. If you are home while it cooks, it can be stirred every couple hours. If not, don’t worry it will cook just fine.

Once the time is up, serve the sausage and peppers over pasta or on rolls for delicious sandwiches!

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you overcook sausage in a crock pot?

If you cook them on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8 hours the sausage will not over cook. However, it is possible to over cook anything in a crock pot if the correct time and temperature is not set.

Do I have to brown sausage before I put it in the crock pot?

No! In this recipe, the skin will be nice and tender instead of crispy. It can be cut through very easily.

Crock Pot Sausage and Peppers {no browning needed} in the crock pot after cooking

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crock pot sausage and peppers

Crock Pot Sausage and Peppers (no browning needed)

Yield: 6-8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 10 minutes

This recipe for Crock Pot Sausage and Peppers is sure to become a new favorite go to meal in your home! It is quick and easy to put together and sure to be a family favorite.

Ingredients

  • 8-10 sausage links (mild, sweet or hot)
  • 1 jar of pasta sauce
  • 3 red bell peppers, sliced thin
  • 1 onion, sliced thin
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large crock pot. Give it a little stir. (Sausage can be frozen or defrosted.)
  2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4 hours. Stir once while cooking (if home).
  3. Serve on rolls, over pasta, or however you desire and enjoy!

Notes

Sausage can be frozen for this recipe. This makes it easy to make it a last minute decision!

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 163Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 410mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 8g

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