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.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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5 mins
3 hrs


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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

1 serving
116 calories; protein 6.1g; carbohydrates 17.6g; dietary fiber 2.1g; sugars 5.3g; fat 2.8g; saturated fat 0.7g; cholesterol 18mg; vitamin a iu 145IU; vitamin c 32.2mg; folate 20.4mcg; calcium 17.3mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 21mg; potassium 405.6mg; sodium 172.2mg.

1 starch, 1/2 medium fat protein, 1/2 vegetable