Tender Italian Sausage & Tomatoes

I love simple food that tastes AMAZING! Don't you?  I love it even MORE when it's got a whopping 4 ingredients and cooks itself in the slow cooker- even from frozen solid!

When Italian Sausage is cooked in the slow cooker with tomatoes tossed with Garlic & Spring Onion Seasoning and Tuscan Fantasy Seasoning, the end result is a tender, juicy and moist sausage that is INCREDIBLE over a base of your choice.

Serve this over zucchini or yellow squash noodles, gluten-free noodles of your choice, cauliflower rice or traditional pasta for the family!  One recipe, multiple ways to serve it.

This recipe uses just one pound of sausage, but you can double or even triple the recipe for leftovers, parties or picnics.  Tasty, easy, delicious and so totally a weight loss winner! 

Grab some sausage and give this one a go tonight.  You won't be disappointed.

Happy Cooking-

Stacey

Tender Italian Sausage & Tomatoes

  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 240 Minutes
  • Total Time: 245 Minutes

Servings: ~4 Serving

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add the sausage to the bottom of the slow cooker. Can be frozen or thawed.

    1. Pour tomatoes over the sausage.

    2. Sprinkle seasonings over the tomatoes and using a fork, gently combine.

    3. Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on low for 6 hours.

    4. Portion out 5 ounces of sausage and 1/2 C of tomatoes and combine with noodles of your choice.

      Serving Size 5oz. sausage and 1/2 C tomato mixture and is 1 Lean, 1 Green, 0 Healthy Fat and 1 Condiment option.  Noodles of choice need to be counted separately (1/2 C veggie noodles is 1 Green Option).  Nutritional information below is for sausage and tomatoes only.

    Nutrition Facts

    Optavia Counts Per Serving

    1 - Lean

    0 - Leaner

    0 - Leanest

    1 - Green

    1 - Condiments

    0 - Healthy Fat

    Weight Watchers Points
    Per Serving

    n/a Weight Watchers Points

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    Nutritional Data Information:

    This website is written and produced for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and the nutritional data on this site has not been evaluated or approved by a nutritionist or the Food and Drug Administration. Nutritional information is offered as a courtesy and should not be construed as a guaran- tee. The data is calculated through an online nutritional calculator, Very Well Fit. Although I do my best to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures should be considered estimates only. Varying factors such as product types or brands purchased, natural fluctuations in fresh produce, and the way ingredients are processed change the effective nutritional information in any given recipe. Furthermore, different online calculators provide different results depending on their own nutrition fact sources and algorithms. To obtain the most accurate nutritional information in a given recipe, you should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients used in your recipe, using your preferred nutrition calculator.