Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers

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Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers

Welcome to the heartwarming world of slow-cooked goodness! Today, we’re diving into a classic favorite that not only fills your kitchen with irresistible aromas but also fits seamlessly into a gluten-free lifestyle – our Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers. This dish is a celebration of simplicity and flavor, made even more convenient with the option to prep ahead and freeze for those busy days when you crave a hearty meal without the fuss.

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A Favorite the Whole Family Will Love!

This recipe is designed to fit most family’s needs, allowing you to savor the comforting blend of savory slow cooker sausage and peppers. And here’s the best part – it’s gluten-free! Of course, always double-check labels to ensure your chosen ingredients align with your dietary preferences.

But that’s not all – we understand that life can get hectic, so we’ve crafted this recipe to be flexible. You can choose the traditional route with fresh peppers and onions, or opt for the insanely easy path by using a bag of high-quality frozen vegetables. Whichever route you take, the end result is a delicious and hassle-free dish that will have everyone asking for seconds.

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Ingredients for Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers

  • 1lb smoked turkey sausage cut into 2-inch pieces *double the meat to make it High Protein
  • 2-3 Bell peppers, sliced
  • 2 Onion, sliced *make it Insanely Easy – use a 22oz bag of frozen peppers and onions
  • 28oz can of crushed tomatoes
  • 2 TBSP Garlic, minced
  • 1 TBSP Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper
  • Rice for serving

*It’s important to note that some seasonings and spice blends may contain hidden gluten, so always check the labels for any potential gluten-containing ingredients. Additionally, when purchasing processed or pre-packaged items like sausages or crushed tomatoes, it’s advisable to check the product labels for any gluten-related information or cross-contamination warnings.

If you or someone you’re serving has gluten sensitivity or celiac disease, it’s recommended to be diligent in checking labels and choosing certified gluten-free products to avoid any potential sources of gluten.

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Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients except rice into your slow cooker. 
  2. Cook on High for 3 hours or low for 5 hours. 
  3. Prepare rice according to package directions. 
  4. Serve slow cooker sausage and peppers over rice. 

Meal Prep Instructions

Prepare

  1. Label gallon-size freezer bag. 
  2. Combine all ingredients except rice into the freezer bag.  
  3. Seal the bag and freeze.

To Cook

  1. Thaw 12-24 hours in the refrigerator. Cook in the crockpot on High for 3-4 hours or low 5-6 hours. 
  2. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  3. Serve slow cooker sausage and peppers over cooked rice
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So, whether you’re planning a cozy family dinner or prepping meals for the week, join us In Jamie’s Kitchen as we embark on the delightful journey of making Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers. Let the magic of the slow cooker and the convenience of make-ahead freezing make your cooking experience both enjoyable and stress-free. Let’s get started!

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Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers

Our Slow Cooker Sausage and Peppers is a celebration of simplicity and flavor, made even more convenient with the option to prep ahead and freeze for those busy days when you crave a hearty meal without the fuss.
Course Dinner

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb smoked turkey sausage cut into 2-inch pieces *double the meat to make it High Protein
  • 2-3 Bell peppers sliced
  • 2 Onion sliced *make it Insanely Easy – use a 22oz bag of frozen peppers and onions
  • 28 oz Can of crushed tomatoes
  • 2 TBSP Garlic minced
  • 1 TBSP Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper
  • Rice for serving

Instructions
 

Directions

  • Add all ingredients except rice into your slow cooker.
  • Cook on High for 3 hours or low for 5 hours.
  • Prepare rice according to package directions.
  • Serve slow cooker sausage and peppers over rice.

Meal Prep Instructions: Prepare

  • Label gallon-size freezer bag.
  • Combine all ingredients except rice into the freezer bag.
  • Seal the bag and freeze.

Meal Prep Instructions: To Cook

  • Thaw 12-24 hours in the refrigerator.
  • Cook in the crockpot on High for 3-4 hours or low 5-6 hours.
  • Prepare rice according to package directions.
  • Serve slow cooker sausage and peppers over cooked rice

Video

@injamieskitchen

Quick and easy dinner idea for busy nights! Sausage and peppers in the slow cooker is simple to make and tasty to eat! Just add crushed tomatoes, peppers, onions, smoked sausage, Italian seasoning, and garlic to the slow cooker. Cook on high for 3 hours. Serve over rice. Full recipe including meal prep directions for the freezer is on my website. www.injamieskitchen.com #easydinners #slowcookerrrcipe #freezerrmeals #mealpreprecipes #insanleyeasydinners

♬ original sound – In Jamie’s Kitchen

Notes

*It’s important to note that some seasonings and spice blends may contain hidden gluten, so always check the labels for any potential gluten-containing ingredients. Additionally, when purchasing processed or pre-packaged items like sausages or crushed tomatoes, it’s advisable to check the product labels for any gluten-related information or cross-contamination warnings.
If you or someone you’re serving has gluten sensitivity or celiac disease, it’s recommended to be diligent in checking labels and choosing certified gluten-free products to avoid any potential sources of gluten.
Keyword Dairy – Free, Gluten Free, High Protein, Insanely Easy, Insanely Easy Dinner, Meal Prep, Slow Cooker

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2 Comments

  1. Melody Rayhill

    Would it be possible to include nutritional information in the recipes? This would be super helpful in choosing what to make.

    Reply
    • Jamie

      Hi Melody, thanks for the feedback. I’ll see what I need to do to get those added. Might take a bit but I’ll work on it.

      Reply

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