Italian Sausage with Rotini (Slow Cooker)

Italian Sausage with Rotini (Slow Cooker)
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 pkg Italian sausage cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped (2 tsp)
  • 1 jar tomato pasta sauce
  • 4½ cups uncooked rotini pasta
Instructions
  1. Spray your slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, mix all of the ingredients except the pasta. Cover and cook on low heat for 6-8 hours.
  2. Cook and drain pasta as directed on the package. Serve sausage mixture over pasta.

 

Slow Cooker Sausage Soup

 

Slow Cooker Sausage Soup
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 tbsp minced onion
  • 2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 (48 fluid ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 large carrot, sliced ( I used baby carrots instead)
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach
  • ½ cup uncooked pearl barley
  • 1 can diced tomotoes
Instructions
  1. In a skillet over medium heat, cook the sausage, onion, and garlic until the sausage is evenly brown. Season with Italian seasoning. Remove from heat, and drain.
  2. In a slow cooker, mix the sausage mixture, chicken broth, carrot, spinach, diced tomatoes and barley. Cover, and cook 4 hours on High or 6 to 8 hours on Low.