Enjoy these fun little sausages at your next party with homemade low carb BBQ sauce!
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This dish is a combination of two recipes that I have made previously: Smoky Barbecue Sauce and Mustard Cocktail Sausages! Like the mustard version, these BBQ party sausages are made in the slow cooker which makes it super easy to serve them warm at a party.
Mix the sauce in the bowl of your slow cooker (I use a small 3-quart one) by combining tomato sauce (from a can, not ketchup), white wine vinegar, paprika, garlic paste, dry mustard powder, and sugar free sweetening syrup (I use Da Vinci). Stir well then test for seasoning, adding salt and pepper as necessary.
Add two packs of mini sausages (I use Hillshire Farms Lit’l Smokies but any type will do as long as the carb count is low) and stir to coat them in the sauce.
Cook the sausages on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-5 hours, stirring half way through the cooking time (I know it loses some heat but it’s the best way to ensure those flavors are well distributed).
Switch the slow cooker to the “keep warm” setting if it has one – this is super convenient if you have other party food to prepare! Use a slotted spoon to remove the sausages from the bowl – they will have produced a quite a bit of liquid but I think this method of cooking really intensifies the flavor once that water is removed! Place in a serving dish and provide toothpicks or mini forks.
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