Recipes and Cooking Pizza Fondue Be the first to rate & review! Who needs crust? Lean turkey sausage teams up with your favorite vegetables toppings for a saucy but light slow cooker appetizer. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 1, 2014 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 20 mins Slow Cook Time: 3 hrs 15 mins Total Time: 3 hrs 35 mins Servings: 22 Yield: about 5-1/2 cups dip Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 ounce bulk Italian turkey sausage ½ cup finely chopped onion (1 medium) 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 26-30 ounce jars meatless spaghetti sauce 3 cup sliced fresh mushrooms (8 ounces) 2 teaspoon dried basil or oregano, crushed ½ cup chopped green or yellow sweet pepper (1 small) (optional) Vegetable dippers and/or whole grain bread cubes Directions In a large skillet cook sausage, onion, and garlic over medium-high heat until sausage is brown, using a wooden spoon to break up meat as it cooks. Drain off fat. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine spaghetti sauce, mushrooms, and basil. Stir in sausage mixture. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 hours. Stir in sweet pepper. Cover and cook for 15 minutes more. To serve, spear vegetable dippers and/or bread cubes with fondue forks and dip into the fondue, swirling to coat. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 48 Calories 1g Fat 6g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 22 Calories 48 % Daily Value * Total Fat 1g 1% Cholesterol 8mg 3% Sodium 300mg 13% Total Carbohydrate 6g 2% Total Sugars 4g Protein 3g Vitamin C 10.8mg 54% Calcium 38mg 3% Iron 1mg 6% Potassium 68mg 1% Folate, total 3.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.