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Slow Cooker Pizza in a Pot

 Slow Cooker Pizza in a Pot
With warm breadsticks or garlic toast on the side, this is one dinner I know my family will always eagerly eat. - Dianna Cline, Phillippi, West Virginia
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 3 hours


  • 1-1/2 pounds ground turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 cups spiral pasta, cooked and drained
  • 2 packages (3-1/2 ounces each) sliced pepperoni
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  • In a large skillet, cook the beef, green pepper and onion over medium
  • heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the tomato sauce,
  • pizza sauce and tomato paste.
  • In a 5-qt. slow cooker, layer the pasta, beef mixture, pepperoni and
  • cheese. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until heated through.
  • Yield: 8 servings.
If you'd like, substitute 1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage for the pepperoni in Pizza in a Pot. Cook it along with the ground beef, green pepper and onion.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 473 calories, 23 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 89 mg cholesterol, 829 mg sodium,

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Slow Cooker Pizza in a Pot (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 34 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 31 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.