Slow-Cooker Sausage Pizza Sloppy Joes

Combine the fantastic flavors of two family-favorite dishes for a meaty meal. Perfect for potlucks!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 6 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 18

Ingredients

1 1/2
pounds bulk Italian sausage
2
cups frozen stir-fry bell peppers and onions (from 1-pound bag), thawed
1/2
cup chopped pepperoni
1
can (15 ounces) pizza sauce
1/2
teaspoon Italian seasoning
3
roma (plum) tomatoes, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
18
sandwich buns
1 1/4
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (5 ounces)
  • 1 Cook sausage in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat 9 to 11 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain.
  • 2 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Mix sausage, stir-fry vegetables, pepperoni, pizza sauce and Italian seasoning in cooker.
  • 3 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 4 to 6 hours.
  • 4 Stir in tomatoes. To serve, fill buns with sausage mixture and sprinkle with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    710mg
    710%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    12g
    12%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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