Drunken Sausage

Shelley Maurer


As with a lot of foods, this one is better made the day before so the flavors can all absorb.

I reheat in my slow cooker for parties as an appetizer or over a hearty pasta for a meal.

★★★★★ 1 vote
12 or more
2 Hr
45 Min
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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italian sausage links (i.e. hot, mild or sweet)
multi-colored peppers (i use red, yellow and orange)
1 large
2-3 clove
garlic, crushed
olive oil
crushed red pepper flakes
1 bottle
red wine - 750 ml (i.e. chianti, merlot, whatever you have on hand that you don't mind cooking with)
1 can(s)
tomato paste, smalll

How to Make Drunken Sausage


  • 1Slow roast Italian sausage. Drain off grease and cool slightly. Slice diagonally.
  • 2Clean and slice peppers into 3/4 inch slices.
  • 3Clean and slice onion into 1/2 inch slices.
  • 4Sauté peppers and onion in olive oil until tender. Add garlic, sliced sausage, wine and red pepper flakes. Stir in tomato paste and simmer until wine is reduced to almost nothing.
  • 5Serve with slices of a crusty baguette, on a bomber bun or over pasta

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About Drunken Sausage

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Italian

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