Slow Cooker

Italian Sausage Risotto

with Asiago cheese and red pepper

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk

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In Your Box (serves 6)

  • 24 oz. Italian Pork Sausage Links
  • 2¼ cups Arborio Rice
  • 2 Red Bell Peppers
  • 8 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 4 oz. White Cooking Wine
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    2 oz. Shredded Asiago Cheese
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    2 oz. Tuscan Herb Butter
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    4 tsp. Chicken Demi-Glace Concentrate
  • ¼ oz. Parsley
Contains: Sulfites
Food intolerance information

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Slow Cooker

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

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
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem, seed, remove ribs, and cut red bell pepper into 1" dice.

    Halve and peel onion. Cut halves into 1/4" dice.

    Mince parsley, leaves and stems.

    On a separate cutting board, remove sausage from casing.

  2. 2

    Start the Meal

    In a clean slow cooker, combine 4 cups water, red bell pepper, onion, demi-glace, white cooking wine, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. pepper, and Italian sausage.

    Turn slow cooker on to high heat. Cover, and cook until sausage reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 2 hours.

  3. 3

    Add the Rice

    Uncover, and stir in rice and marinara.

    Cover, and cook until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender, 2 hours.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    Stir butter into finished meal.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with Asiago and parsley. Bon appétit!

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