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Italian Turkey Sausage and Vegetables

Italian Turkey Sausage and Vegetables is a complete meal in the crock pot. I love the rustic simplistic flavors in this recipe.

Italian Turkey Sausage and Vegetables is a meal in a bowl. I love crock pot meals and this is a great one. The pot is full of vegetables that you can interchange to your taste.

I love meals where I can toss everything into the slow cooker and run out the door knowing dinner will be ready when I get home. This dish is full of vegetables but the freshness of a salad really brings this meal together. I prefer spicy sausage in this dish versus mild italian sausage. Give it a chance, you won’t be disappointed! 

Cost Per Serving $3.33 as of October 2022

If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $19.97.

If you have a stocked pantry this recipe will cost about $15.63.

  • Cost per serving reduces to $2.61.

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.

Crock Pot

Recipe serves: 6

Serving size: 1.5 cups

Equipment needed: Crock Pot and Skillet

Total time: 4 to 6 hours


Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices.

There is a savings of about $4.34 if you have a stocked pantry.

Pantry & Spices

Total: $4.34 as of October 2022

  • dried basil $1.00
  • garlic powder $1.00
  • dried oregano $1.00
  • crushed red pepper flakes $1.34


Total: $15.63 as of October 2022

  • 2 medium potatoes $0.76
  • 2 small zucchini $1.48
  • 2 red peppers $2.76
  • 1 onion $0.78
  • 1 pound Italian turkey sausage $6.49
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 28 oz $1.36
  • 1 block pepper jack cheese 8 oz $2.00

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Complete prep from prep tab above.
  2. Brown the turkey sausage 2 minutes per side then add them to the crock pot. 
  3. Set the crock pot on low and cook for 4 hours or until turkey is 165°. 
  4. Slice the turkey into pieces and stir together. Serve with cheese. Enjoy!

This recipe can also be found in Weekly Dinners for 2 under $70 – Menu 4

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