Sausage & peppers is much more than a carnival sandwich! Sausage should be flavorful and juicy, the peppers and onions should be tender and sweet... the fun addition here is slow cooking all of it a bit
I happen to love the flavor of Premios' Chicken Sausage so I'm giving the Pesto Chicken Sausage a try with this recipe. Ive got a really simple and basic marinara sauce recipe you can find here or you can use your favorite store bought. The flavor combination of this meal is great! You can serve this over some good crusty bread, over some spaghetti or on its own with a side salad.
Slow Cooker Sausage, Peppers & Onions
1 pkg (5 links) Premio Pesto Chicken Sausage
3 red bell peppers, seeded & sliced
2 yellow onions, thinly sliced
1 - 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce
a handful of parsley, chopped
In a saute pan, over medium heat, add a drizzle of olive oil and the sausage. Brown well on a
Toss the sausage, peppers, onions and tomato sauce into the slow cooker. Do not worry if it doesn't look like enough sauce. The peppers and onions will soften and release their natural juices so you will end up with much more sauce in the end. The sausage remains wonderfully plump and juicy!
Set it on low and let it do its thing for 4 hours. Before serving, stir in some chopped parsley.