Crock Pot Sausage Pasta Stew

Recipe by bmcnichol
READY IN: 8hrs 5mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 4
    cups water
  • 1
    (26 ounce) jar meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1
    (16 ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2
    medium carrots, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1
    medium red pepper, diced
  • 13
    cup chopped onion
  • 1 12
    cups uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1
    cup frozen peas
  • 1
    teaspoon sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    teaspoon pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain and place in a crockpot.
  • Add water, spaghetti sauce, beans, carrots, red pepper and onion and mix.
  • Cover and cook on low for 7-9 hours or until vegetables are tender.
  • Stir in the pasta, peas, sugar, salt and pepper and mix.
  • Cover and cook on high for 15-20 minutes or until pasta is tender.
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