Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers

Simple Nourished Living

Ready in: 390 minutes
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 360 minutes
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
    Oil, Vinegar, Salad Dressing
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
    Canned and Jarred
  • ½ pound whole wheat pasta, cooked (for serving)
    Pasta and Rice
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
    Produce
  • 1 large onion, sliced into ¼-inch thick half moons
    Produce
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
    Produce;Spices and Seasonings
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, optional (for serving)
    Cheese
  • 2 red bell peppers, seeded and sliced ½-inch thick
    Produce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked Italian-style turkey sausage, cut into 2-inch chunks (sweet, hot or a combination of both)
    Meat
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and sliced ½-inch thick
    Produce

Steps

  • Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 5- or 6-quart.Coat the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Add the tomatoes, bell peppers, onion, garlic and oregano. Stir well to combine.
  • Add the sausage and stir again.Cover and cook on low until the vegetables are very tender, 6 to 8 hours on LOW or 3 to 4 hours on HIGH.Just before serving, stir in the balsamic vinegar and season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Serve over pasta with grated Parmesan, if desired.Servings: 8

Nutrition

  • Calories: 298.12  cal  (14.91%)
  • Fat: 12.93  g  (19.9%)
  • Saturated Fat: 6.14  g  (38.35%)
  • Carbohydrates: 21.61  g  (7.2%)
  • Sugar: 7.1  g  (7.89%)
  • Cholesterol: 62.92  mg  (20.97%)
  • Sodium: 1145.38  mg  (49.8%)
  • Protein: 25.32  g  (50.65%)
  • Vitamin C: 77.59  mg  (94.05%)
  • Calcium: 425.15  mg  (42.51%)
  • Phosphorus: 385.74  mg  (38.57%)
  • Manganese: 0.72  mg  (36.19%)
  • Vitamin B6: 0.6  mg  (30.1%)
  • Vitamin A: 1463.37  IU  (29.27%)
  • Vitamin B3: 4.59  mg  (22.94%)
  • Selenium: 15.1  µg  (21.57%)
  • Zinc: 3.22  mg  (21.5%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.34  mg  (19.74%)
  • Vitamin B12: 1.1  µg  (18.28%)
  • Fiber: 4.54  g  (18.14%)
  • Potassium: 616.36  mg  (17.61%)
  • Iron: 3.0  mg  (16.68%)
  • Copper: 0.32  mg  (16.22%)
  • Magnesium: 61.77  mg  (15.44%)
  • Vitamin E: 2.05  mg  (13.69%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.19  mg  (12.89%)
  • Vitamin B5: 1.27  mg  (12.66%)
  • Vitamin K: 11.41  µg  (10.87%)
  • Folate: 41.89  µg  (10.47%)

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