Slow Cooker Sausage with Sauce

Slow Cooker Sausage with Sauce


"A warm easy meal made even easier in the slow cooker. These sausages may be served in sandwiches, or over rice."


6 h 5 m servings 1024 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 1024 kcal
  • 51%
  • Fat:
  • 57.4 g
  • 88%
  • Carbs:
  • 88.2g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 35.5 g
  • 71%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 117 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 2356 mg
  • 94%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the Italian sausage links, spaghetti sauce, green pepper and onion into a slow cooker. Stir to coat everything in sauce.
  2. Cover, and cook on Low for 6 hours. Serve on hoagie rolls.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 488 Ratings


This is a five star recipe IF you simmer the sausages for about 10 minutes before placing in the slow cooker. If you don't the grease is extreme!

nice flavors with very tender meat. this is the way i normally make hot sausage except for the slow cooker (why didn't i think of that before?). i did boil my sausage for about 20 minutes ahead ...

I used this recipe as an idea ONLY. I cannot imagine the grease factor with sausages in a crock pot for hours on end. I used bulk sweet Italian sausage, crumbled into smallish almost walnut size...

I did not expect much of this recipe but made it because it was easy and I thought the guys at work would like it... HOLY COW! This makes an absolutely delicious sausage sandwich on a hoagie wit...

Perfect! Easy and delicious. My husband dreams about it at work when he knows it'll be waiting when he gets home. We've had it over rice, mashed potatoes, and spaghetti, then in rolls the nex...

So easy and so delicious! Plus it's a great way to beat the summer heat on nights when it's just too hot to grill. I would definitely brown the sausage first to avoid a bunch of grease in the cr...

This recipe is really dependent on the sausage and sauce used, so make sure you get something you like. As other reviewers mentioned, it was really could probably double the sausage...

I used homemade spaghetti sauce plus 1 cup of water, added green peppers and sliced onions. I did boil the sausages a few minutes before placing in the slow cooker to release some of the grease....

Delicious! Extremely easy. The sausages practically melted in my mouth. Nice and tender. I didn't have any bell peppers and I added a couple of fresh garlic cloves, toasted our rolls prior to fi...