Crock Pot Pasta Sauce with Sausage – Lazy pasta sauce would have been a better name for this slow cooker recipe, such an easy recipe and only uses 5 ingredients!
Yield: 6 servings

Crock Pot Pasta Sauce with Sausage

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 6 hrs
Total Time: 6 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Crock Pot Pasta Sauce with Sausage – Lazy pasta sauce would have been a better name for this slow cooker recipe, such an easy recipe and only uses 5 ingredients!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean chicken Italian sausage (casings removed)
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic (smashed)
  • 28 oz tuttorosso crushed tomatoes
  • fresh cracked pepper

Instructions

  • Brown the sausage in a large skillet, breaking up any large pieces with a wooden spoon.
  • When sausage is browned, drain if needed and add to crock pot.
  • Clean skillet with a paper towel and set flame to high; when hot add oil.
  • Add garlic and cook until golden but do not burn; add tomatoes and garlic to crock pot along with fresh cracked pepper. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • If you wish, take an immersion blender and blend the sauce a 2-3 seconds to break the sausage up into smaller pieces to combine with the sauce.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/2 cup, Calories: 115.4kcal, Carbohydrates: 9.5g, Protein: 13.8g, Fat: 3.4g, Saturated Fat: 0.1g, Sodium: 455.8mg, Fiber: 2.2g, Sugar: 4.4g
Freestyle Points: 3
Points +: 3