My daughter made this recipe – from Merry About Town& loved it. Well…now she has moved in with me (it’s a “village for Lily” thing) and made it for all of “us”. Everyone loves it. What’s not to love about pork on pork?
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Another reason to love it…it’s EASY, it’s easy and it’s easy Did I say it’s easy? ️ 😆 Ingredients
3 large links of pre-cooked sausage such as Kielbasa or Mennonite sausage (~1 1/2 pounds)
Raw Sliced bacon (~1/2 pack)
1 cup brown sugar
3 Tbsp grainy mustard
Cut sausage into rounds about 1 inch thick.
Cut bacon slices in half both ways so that you get 4 long thin pieces.
Wrap each piece of sausage with one of the 1/4 bacon pieces, secure with a toothpick and place in a regular size crockpot.
Continue until all your sausage is wrapped and in the crockpot.
Add brown sugar and mustard to the crockpot.
Gently stir so the sausage is covered with brown sugar and mustard (it will not be over all of it but you don’t want one big clump of sugar at the top).
Cover and cook on low for 6- 8 hours or on hight for 4 hours.
Pour in to a dish to serve or serve straight from the crockpot.
.”our” personally preferred bacon for this recipe 😀
I’ve posted similar recipe already but there’s so many…with variations; meaning it’s really flexible…to your family’s preference or what’s at hand. I always use kielbasa. Also, I didn’t use potatoes & i did add carrots. I also use Better Than Bouillon (that varies with what I have also; ham base, chicken…VEGETABLES 😀 ) & a little sprinkle of brown sugar. ♡ The broth tastes SO good…I don’t need any mustard or vinegar, apple juice, etc.. Although that sounds good too (Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar)…even some apple slices. For this time though, I kept it simple & quick prep. Sharing the following recipe from “Simplify Live Love” ~
Oh…btw, I do have the “Hamilton Beach Slow Cooker” AND “Crockpot”, like them both.
1 cup apple juice or water works just as well, honestly
1 TBS dijon mustard
1 TBS apple cider vinegar
2-3 large potatoes, diced
2-3 large carrots, diced
salt and pepper to taste
Layer the cabbage, onion, potatoes, carrots, and sausage in a 5 or 6 qt. crockpot.
Whisk together the juice, mustard, vinegar and pour over crockpot ingredients.
Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours. (My crockpot cooks it faster than that – it’s usually ready after only 4-6 hours instead so prepare to adjust the time depending on your crock pot.)
I’ve also cooked it on high for 1 hour and then on low for 3-4 hours when I forget to get it ready earlier in the day.
I love this recipe because it is quick, frugal and delicious. My crockpot is my work horse! If you’re looking for a good slow cooker, I highly recommend this Hamilton Beach 6 qt version. I’ve had this slow cooker for a number of years now and have been very, very happy with it.
.It’s not TOO warm for this meal, well…to us ever, but for anyone…it’s a beautiful day!