Crock Pot Sausage Pasta

This hearty, flavorful Crock Pot Sausage Pasta is packed with flavor and about as easy as it gets! 

Looking for a ‘set it and forget’ dinner that’s made in the crockpot? Hearty, healthy, and full of flavor, this sausage pasta is the weekly recipe that can go from season to season all year round!

top view of cooked Crock Pot Sausage Pasta in the crock pot

An Easy Crock Pot Pasta

  • Spicy Italian sausage, veggies, and pasta in tomato sauce are always a crowd-pleaser, but cooked all at once? Yes, please! Save time and energy and let the crockpot do all the work!
  • Economical and easy to use up those leftovers!
  • This dish is so versatile! Extra veggies from the fridge or garden can be tossed in.
ingredients to make Crock Pot Sausage Pasta

Ingredients in Sausage Pasta

SAUSAGE: Italian sausage is seasoned with fennel seeds and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes. If using other meat like chicken breast or turkey, increase the Italian seasonings and add a little bit of fennel if you have it.
VEGETABLES: Eggplant, mushrooms, and tomatoes blend perfectly with the meat and seasonings. Not a fan of eggplant?! No problem, you can skip it and add bell peppers or add zucchini for the last hour of cooking time.

SAUCE: Tomato sauce is the star of crockpot sausage pasta! Don’t drain the cans of sauce and tomatoes

PASTA: Choose a medium shape of pasta that the tomato sauce can cling to and is about the same size as the cut veggies. Penne, rotini, rigatoni, or larger shells. For a low carb entrée, eliminate the pasta and increase the meat and veggies (or stir in roasted cauliflower).

How to Make Crock Pot Sausage Pasta

  1. Break up sausage & set aside.
  2. Place veggies, cooked sausage and remaining ingredients in the slow cooker.
  3. Cover & cook low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.
  4. Just before serving, stir in cooked pasta. Sprinkle on some parmesan for a cheesy topping!

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