Slow Cooker Italian Sausages and Peppers

Ingredients

1 package turkey Italian sausages, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 cup chopped sweet onion
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped (2 teaspoons)
2 medium yellow bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2 medium red bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 jar (26 oz) tomato pasta sauce
4 1/2 cups uncooked rotini pasta
6 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

  1. Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix all ingredients except pasta and cheese.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  3. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  4. Serve sausage mixture over pasta; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

 

Nutrition Per Serving (1 Serving) Calories 630 (Calories from Fat 180),Total Fat 20g (Saturated Fat 5g,Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 60mg; Sodium 1840mg; Total Carbohydrate 86g (Dietary Fiber 6g, Sugars 18g), Protein 28g

 

Tips:

  • Garlic bread and a crisp green salad make great accompaniments to this hearty meal
  • Try making this dish with Grass-Fed Italian Beef Sausage for great added flavor
  • You can greatly reduce the calories and add fiber by using Fiber Gourmet noodles instead of your regular brand

 

Happy Eating, Everyone!

 

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