Sweet peppers and thyme add a twist to this classic American breakfast side dish. Serve it with an egg and whole-wheat toast to start your day off right.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large nonstick skillet cook sausage over medium heat about 5 minutes or just until browned. Remove from skillet. In the same skillet heat oil over medium-low heat. Add onion; cook about 5 minutes or until tender and just starting to brown, stirring occasionally.

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  • Coat the bottom of a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray or line the cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. In the prepared cooker combine sausage, onion, potatoes, thyme and black pepper. Pour broth over mixture in cooker.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Stir in sweet peppers. If desired, sprinkle with cheese.

  • If using low-heat setting, turn cooker to high-heat setting. Cover and cook for 15 minutes more. Before serving, sprinkle with tarragon. Use a slotted spoon for serving.

Nutrition Facts

116.4 calories; protein 6.1g 12% DV; carbohydrates 17.6g 6% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 2.1g 9% DV; sugars 5.3g; fat 2.8g 4% DV; saturated fat 0.7g 4% DV; cholesterol 18mg 6% DV; vitamin a iu 145IU 3% DV; vitamin c 32.2mg 54% DV; folate 20.4mcg 5% DV; calcium 17.3mg 2% DV; iron 1mg 6% DV; magnesium 21mg 8% DV; potassium 405.6mg 11% DV; sodium 172.2mg 7% DV.