Game Day Sandwiches with Slow Cooker Italian Sausage
slow cooker meal
Prep & Cook Time:60+ min.
Cook Within:5 days
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You Will Need
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Make the Dish
Place slow cooker liner in slow cooker, if desired. If using an electric pressure cooker, fold top edges in before putting on lid.
Combine tomato paste, ¼ cup water, marinara, red pepper pesto, and seasoning blend in slow cooker. Top with sausages.
Turn slow cooker on to high heat. Cover, and cook until sausage reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 3½ hours.
Add the Peppers
After 3½ hours, preheat oven to 400 degrees. Add peppers to slow cooker. Cover, and cook until peppers are softened, 30 minutes.
Bake the Rolls
Halve cheese diagonally.
Open rolls slightly, leaving hinge attached.
Place rolls cut side up on prepared baking sheet. Top with cheese. Bake in hot oven until cheese is melted, 4-5 minutes.
Finish the Dish
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping rolls with sausage and sauce. Garnish with red pepper flakes (to taste). Halve sandwiches to serve, if desired. Bon appétit!
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