Make this warming slow-cooker sausage casserole recipe, then check out our sausage casserole, chicken casserole, vegetarian stew and more casserole recipes. We've also got plenty more comforting slow-cooker recipes to try, such as our slow cooker meatballs, slow-cooker beef bourguignon and slow cooker chicken curry.

Energy-efficient and reliable, a slow cooker is the must-have appliance for batch cooking. Read our tried-and-tested reviews of the best slow cookers.

Slow cooker sausage casserole recipe


  • olive oil, for frying
  • 8 herby sausages
  • 6 slices streaky bacon, chopped
  • 1 large leek, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • 1 glass white wine
  • 100ml chicken stock
  • a pinch dried chilli flakes
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 3 roasted red peppers from a jar, chopped
  • 400g borlotti beans, drained and rinsed
  • a small bunch flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped


  • STEP 1

    Heat the slow cooker to high. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and brown the sausages all over, making sure you get a really good colour on them. Remove from the pan then cook the bacon until crisp and golden.

  • STEP 2

    Add the sausage and bacon to the slow cooker with the leeks, garlic, wine, stock, chilli flakes and tomato purée, then cook for 2 hours.

  • STEP 3

    Add the peppers and beans and cook for another hour.

  • STEP 4

    Season and stir in the parsley before serving.

Check out some more inspired slow cooker recipes

Pork shoulder with tarragon and borlotti beans


Janine Ratcliffe Portrait
Janine RatcliffeFood director

Comments, questions and tips

Rate this recipe

What is your star rating out of 5?

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Choose the type of message you'd like to post

Overall rating

A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings