This hearty pasta will fill you up, while giving you tons of nutrients.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
slow-cook:
6 hrs
total:
6 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
8 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large nonstick skillet cook sausage, onion, and garlic over medium heat until meat is browned. Drain off any fat.

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  • In a 3 1/2- or 4-qt. slow cooker combine sausage mixture and next five ingredients (through paprika) Cover and cook on low 6 to 7 hours or high 3 to 3 1/2 hours.

  • If using low, turn to high. Stir in pasta. Cover and cook 20 minutes or just until pasta is tender, stirring occasionally. Top with mozzarella cheese. Cover and cook 5 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle servings with parsley and, if desired, Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

310 calories; fat 7g; cholesterol 30mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 44g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 8g; sugars 7g; protein 18g; vitamin a 5519.3IU; vitamin c 32.8mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 2.9mg; vitamin b6 0.4mg; folate 77.1mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 829mg; potassium 260mg; calcium 172mg; iron 5.1mg.
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