Sausage and Peppers Made Easy in the Crock-Pot

Do you love sausage and peppers but don’t love the hassle of making them? Well, have we got the recipe for you! This sausage and peppers dish is made accessible in the crock pot. Put all the ingredients in your slow cooker and let it do its thing.

In a few hours, you’ll have a delicious and hearty meal that the whole family will love. So why not try this crock pot sausage and peppers recipe today?

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What Is Crock Pot Sausage and Peppers?

Crock pot sausage and peppers is a dish that combines cooked sausage, peppers, and onion with a flavorful tomato sauce. It’s easy to make, hearty, and perfect for a winter meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • Three bell peppers (any color), cored and sliced
  • One large onion, sliced
  • 1 (24 ounces) jar of marinara sauce
  • One teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions:

In a large slow cooker, combine the sausage, bell peppers, onion, marinara sauce, oregano, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes (if using)—season with salt and black pepper to taste.

Cover and cook on low heat for six to eight hours or on high heat for three to four hours.

Serve over cooked pasta, rice, or potatoes. Enjoy!

There you have it! The whole family will love a simple and delicious crock pot sausage and peppers recipe. You might be surprised at how easy and tasty it is! So why not give it a try today?

Benefits

  1. Crockpot Sausage and peppers is an easy, one-pot meal perfect for a busy weeknight.  
  2. It’s also a great way to use up leftover veggies and meat. 
  3. The slow cooker does all the work for you to come home to a delicious, homemade dinner. 
  4. Crockpot Sausage and peppers are healthy, low-carb meals packed with flavor. 
  5. It’s perfect for entertaining guests or feeding a large crowd.

Variations

Some people like adding onions and green bell peppers, while others prefer to use red pepper flakes for a bit of heat.

One of my favorite recipes calls for Italian sausage, diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper. It’s easy to customize this recipe to your liking by adding or substituting different ingredients. And it only takes about 10 minutes to prep!

A Great Way to Use Up Leftovers

I don’t know about you, but I hate wasting food. I feel like people worldwide are starving, and here I am, throwing away delicious food. That’s why I love crock pot sausage and peppers.

You can add whatever vegetables you have on hand—no need to go to the store and buy specific ingredients. Just clean out your fridge and throw it all in the Crock-Pot. Plus, it’s a great way to use up leftovers.

Dinner is made! So don’t be afraid to experiment. And if you’re not sure what to do with those leftover vegetables, just put them in the Crock-Pot with some sausage and peppers.

Italian Sausage Crock Pot

Something unique about Italian sausage makes it perfect for a crock pot meal. The sausage is packed with flavor; when it’s simmered in a delicious sauce, that flavor comes through.

This dish is easy to make and can be enjoyed any time of year. Whether you’re looking for a comforting winter meal or a light summertime lunch, this Italian sausage crock pot dish is sure to please.

To make this dish, brown some Italian sausage in a pan and add it to your crock pot along with some diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, onions, garlic, and seasonings. Let the whole thing cook together until the sausage is nice and tender. Serve over cooked pasta, rice, or potatoes.