5 FALL SAUSAGE RECIPES TO THROW IN THE CROCKPOT
It’s fall and the kids are back in school. With school comes their extracurricular activities – they’ve got football, cheerleading, band, etc. The leaves have fallen and the temperatures are falling right with them. There’s less daylight with each passing day. Your days literally feel shorter. Soon enough, it will be pitch dark when you get up for and come home from work.
These seasonal changes can leave the best of us feeling sluggish or run down. When you feel like this, it’s easy to dread having to prepare dinner when you get home. After all, there’s no telling when the entire family can sit down to even eat together with so much going on.
Thankfully, there are so many easy-to-make fall slow-cooker recipes these days. When you own a crockpot, dinner can literally be ready for you as soon as you walk through the door. And stay warm for anyone running late for dinner.
Crock pot recipes are great for a few reasons. First, people tend to want comfort food when the weather turns colder. Food that takes its time cooking; leaving the scents of spices, vegetables, and delicious tender meats wafting throughout the house for your arrival through the front door.
Now, what if we added some sausage to that crockpot? Sausage is synonymous with this season – from grilling hot or sweet Italian sausages and kolbassi at football tailgate parties to consuming copious amounts of bratwursts – chased down by preposterously-sized beers – through Oktoberfest.
This is why Uncle Charley’s Sausage has put together this list of 5 undeniable sausage recipes for your crockpot this autumn!
CROCK POT ITALIAN SAUSAGE WEDDING SOUP
This hearty and comforting crockpot recipe is a fall-and-winter-weather favorite. Modest and unassuming ingredients come together to pack a flavorful punch. Brown some of Uncle Charley’s ground hot Italian sausage and then add some olive oil, diced red onion, sliced carrots, chicken stock, chopped kale, lemon juice, minced garlic, crushed pepper flakes, and pasta. Salt and pepper to taste. View the recipe at Yummly.
ITALIAN SAUSAGE & BROWN RICE STUFFED ACORN SQUASH
Squash recipes are another traditional fall dish. Acorn squash is incredibly easy-to-prepare and nutritious. Toss in some Uncle Charley’s Italian sausage and bell peppers and you have the perfect compliment to the brown rice rounds and the sweetness of the squash. Get the recipe at The Busy Baker.
CROCK POT SAUSAGE POTATO CASSEROLE
This is a great hearty autumn casserole the entire family will love. The subtle spices of Uncle Charley’s pork sausage are combined with cream of mushroom soup, thinly sliced potatoes, shredded cheddar cheese, milk, chopped onion, and salt + pepper for a tasty delight. It also heats up very well. Some also like it topped with a bit of sour cream. Check out the recipe at Taste of Home.
SLOW COOKER CANNELLINI BEAN STEW WITH TOMATOES, ITALIAN SAUSAGE & KALE
This delicious stew is great for carb conscious folks. Uncle Charley’s Italian sausage is well-browned then combined with olive oil, tomatoes + juice, drained cannellini beans, minced garlic oregano and basil, ground fennel, chicken stock, and kale leaves for a flavorful stew that can be topped off with freshly-grated Parmesan cheese. See the entire recipe at Kalyn’s Kitchen.
CROCK POT SAUSAGE EGG CASSEROLE
Trying to think of that perfect Sunday morning pre-game breakfast or brunch option? Remove the casing from some Uncle Charley’s Pork Breakfast Sausage and brown it. Then, in a bowl, beat 8 eggs, add some shredded cheddar cheese, and salt and pepper for taste. Pour this egg mixture into a crockpot, sprinkle the browned sausage evenly over it, and then top it off with some more shredded cheese. Add hashbrowns or some de-cased Uncle Charley’s Maple Breakfast Sausage if you’re experimental. See the entire recipe at Recipes That Crock.
MAKE ALL THESE RECIPES ALL THE TASTIER WITH UNCLE CHARLEY’S SAUSAGE
Uncle Charley’s Sausage is made from the highest-quality premium cuts of pork. It’s always made fresh, honest, and delicious. If you want lean meat with a rich taste, but with no unnatural or unnecessary additives, visit us online at http://www.unclecharleys.com/ to learn more about our processes and sausages.