Italian-Style Sausage with Rice
Taken from Rival Crock-Pot Stoneware Slow Cooker Recipes
Tested by DH, DC, and YCGP
1 pound mild Italian sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 can (29 oz) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup spaghetti sauce
1 green bell pepper, cut into strips
1 small onion, halved and sliced
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
**Hot cooked rice**
1. Brown sausage in large non-stick skillet. Pour off drippings.
2. Place sausage, beans, spaghetti sauce, bell pepper, onion, salt, and pepper into the crockpot. Cover; cook on LOW for 4-6 hours or HIGH for 2-3 hours or until done.
3. Serve with rice.
Guinea Pig rating: **** (4/5)
What I did: Instead of Italian sausage, I had some bulk deer sausage that I browned and used. Spiced hamburger would work too! Instead of a small onion, I used onion powder.
What will I do next: Try it with the Italian sausage next time!