Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Beer Poached Italian Sausage

Keeping on our quest to save money, we're dappling in couponing.  It's something we've done before but never kept up with!  We're not hardcore....yet.  Right now, if there is a coupon for something we'd like to buy, we use it.  If there's a coupon for something we don't need, we don't buy it.  Simple as that!

There was a coupon for Italian Sausage and it sounded good to both my husband and me!  Of course, I wanted to try and cook them in my slow cooker, because that's just what I do!  I knew they were going to need some liquid, so beer it was!

These were very good.  My husband wasn't too impressed with my choice of beer (Blue Moon Winter Lager,) but that's the beer that came out of the little bar refrigerator when I reached in this morning!  He said it would have been even better with a sweeter beer or even white wine.  I agree.  It was good, but depending on the liquid you use, it would totally change the flavor.  The sausage was SO tender and juicy though!

All in all, this is a VERY QUICK and VERY EASY meal ANYONE can throw together!

Beer Poached Italian Sausage

1 pkg. Sweet Italian Sausage (or whatever you like.  My pkg. had 5 links, but I probably could ahve used 2 packages for the amount of liquid I had.)
1 12oz. Beer

Place the sausage into your crock.  Pour the beer over the top.
Cook on LOW for 6-7 hours or on HIGH for 3-4 hours.

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  1. Beer pouched sausage could be a great treat for some families. Thank you for posting.