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Slow-Cooker Sweet Potatoes and Sausage

A great side dish, or a simple sausage and sweet potato main dish, all done in your slow cooker! Toss a package of prewashed salad greens with your favorite dressing, and dinner is served.

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 55 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

12
oz bulk pork sausage, thawed if frozen
2
large leeks, sliced (about 2 cups)
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
3
lb dark orange sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/4-inch slices (8 cups)
1
cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup apple juice or chicken broth

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Directions

  • 1 Spray 4- to 4 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, cook sausage over medium-high heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in leeks and thyme.
  • 2 In slow cooker, layer half the sweet potatoes, sausage mixture and cheese. Repeat with remaining sweet potatoes and sausage mixture. Pour apple juice over top; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 3 Cover; cook on High heat setting 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until sweet potatoes are tender.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
390%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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