Slow-Cooker Italian Sausages and Peppers with Rotini

Easily enhance jarred pasta sauce with Italian sausages, garlic, peppers and onion.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 6 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1
package (19.5 oz) turkey Italian sausages, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
cup finely 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 (12 oz)
6
tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker liner, 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. Serve sausage mixture over pasta; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    630
    (
    Calories from Fat
    180),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    20g
    20%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    1840mg
    1840%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    86g
    86%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    18g
    18%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    40%;
    Vitamin C
    110%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    6
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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