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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup with Sausage

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 8 hrs, 10 mins

6 servings (1-1/3 cups each)

Hearty slow cooker soup recipe full of butternut squash, Italian sausage, spinach and small pasta


  • PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 2 cans (8 oz each) Hunt's® Tomato Sauce with Basil, Garlic and Oregano
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 pkg (12 oz each) refrigerated butternut squash pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pound bulk Italian pork sausage
  • 1/2 cup dry ditalini pasta, uncooked
  • 1 pkg (6 oz each) baby spinach leaves

How to Make It

  1. Spray inside of 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Add tomato sauce, water, squash and garlic powder to slow cooker; stir to combine. Pinch sausage into bite-size pieces and place in slow cooker.

  2. Cover; cook on LOW 7-1/2 hours or on HIGH 3-1/2 hours.

  3. Stir in pasta and spinach; cover and cook on HIGH 30 minutes more or until pasta is tender.