ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Tasty Italian Slow Cooker Recipes

Updated on November 6, 2015

Quick and Tasty Italian Slow Cooker Recipes

The Italian Slow Cooker Recipes is a great idea for those like me who love tasty food but do not want to spend hours in the kitchen or at the stove preparing and cooking it. The recipes are simple, easy to create and clearly written recipes that don't use unnecessary convenience foods.

They make the perfect winter meals for all the family. Warm and filling and easy to do.

Italian Slow Cooker Recipes

More Tasty Italian Slow Cooker Recipes

The Italian Slow Cooker
The Italian Slow Cooker

With winter well on the way and forecast to be horrible having lots of delicious hearty stews and slow cooking on the go makes you feel all warm inside.

What I like about this Book

When it comes to cooking I am a simple soul. I like food to taste good be quick and easy to make. To do that you need a no nonsense book that explains things clearly and simply and this book does that.

Also another reason for cooking yourself is that you have control over the ingredients and can move away from processed foods. While a lot of cooks use various ready-made soups like cream of mushroom or onion for speed this book does not. These soups have sugar and added salt which boost up unnecessary calories and it is so unnecessary as you can use other things that are just as creamy and fast to use.

I also like recipes that do what they say without fussy methods or complicated steps which is why I like slow cooking, this book is great for the reluctant cook as well as the enthusiast and you get many decent tasty food recipes that are fairly simple to create attention free cooking.

It uses simple everyday ingredients that are easy to get or you might have kicking around the house.

The book covers everything from soups and pasta, to meat dishes and even dessert. The recipes are great to experiment with over the dark winter months when hearty meals keep you warm and contented.

What is particularly great about this book is that it does not use dishes that use high processed ingredients just good wholesome sound ingredients.

Michele Scicolone is a popular cook of Italian foods and her books are well turned out and the recipes work very well and are reliable.

 

Slow Cooker Seitan

Source

Instructions for the Slow Cooked Italian Sausage Soup

  1. This is a quick and easy recipe to create however I don't like that it is created on the hob first as the whole point for me is that you don't have to do that and you don't have as many dishes. I see no reason why you cannot just par boil the pasta (depending on your cooker) and put everything in together except the spinach under a slow cook would make it easier.
  2. Follow the Video
  3. If you prefer full Slow Cooker as opposed the the video method I would pop all the ingredients into your cooker (not the Spinach) and cook on low for 8 hours. In this case the preparation time would be greatly reduced.

Ingredients you will need are:

  • 1 Yellow Onion Chopped
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1lb ground Italian Sausage
  • 15 oz rinsed cannellini beans
  • 29 oz Italian stewed tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups of Rotini pasta (pasta twists)
  • 2 cups of baby spinach
  • 28oz chicken broth

What do you think of this Recipe

4 stars from 1 rating of Sausage Slow Cooked Recipe

How to Make the Soup

Cook Time is using the Hob Method on The Video

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 2 hours
Ready in: 2 hours 20 min
Yields: 4 to 6

Ragu

Source

The Italian Slow Cooker Extra Effort Recipes

There is a fantastic range or recipes for slow cooking such as pasta sauces soups, grains, risotto, polenta, grains, seafood, vegetables, chicken, turkey, beef, veal, eggs, pork, lamb and many tasty desserts. Due to the range of foods some do require more preparation than others so you can't always just throw it in. I would only do these when I was about or had more time.

Remember though even if it says high you can cook things longer on a low setting your slow cooker should tell you the timings, usually about 8 hours if there is meat that needs to be thoroughly cooked.

Tasty Italian Slow Cooker Recipes Guestbook Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)