Slow Cooker Italian Sausages and Peppers with Rotini

Slow-Cooker Italian Sausages and Peppers with RotiniThis easy slow cooker recipe takes jarred pasta sauce and combines it with Italian sausages, garlic, peppers and onion. If you have the time, make your own sauce and use it instead!

 

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Slow Cooker Italian Sausages and Peppers with Rotini

Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 6 hrs 15 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pkg. sweet or hot Italian pork sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 c. 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 tomato pasta sauce (26 oz)
  • 4 ½ c. uncooked rotini pasta (12 oz)
  • 6 tbsp. shredded Parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients except the pasta and Parmesan cheese to a 5- to 6 1/2 -qt slow cooker bowl.
  • Cover and cook on low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Serve sausage mixture over pasta; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
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