hawaiian farmer sausage

freezer meal: hawaiian farmer sausage

  • Author: Jessica Penner, RD


If you enjoy ham and pineapple pizza, you’re going to love this dish! It’s a delightful combination of sweet, sour, and smoky. 


  • 6 lbs farmer sausage
  • 12 bell peppers
  • 18 stalks celery
  • 12 carrots
  • 6 cans diced pineapple
  • 6 cans (798 ml or 27 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup cornstarch
  • 6 tbsp brown sugar
  • 6 tbsp soy sauce
  • 6 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • cooked rice


Assembly instructions:

  • Using a permanent marker label 6 large freezer plastic zip bags with the recipe title.
  • Slice the farmer sausages into coins and place 1 lb in each bag.
  • Core and cut 12 bell peppers into large chunks. Place 2 chunked peppers in each bag.
  • Slice 18 stalks of celery and place 3 sliced stalks in each bag.
  • Shred 12 carrots and place 2 shredded carrots in each bag.
  • Open and dump 1 can of pineapple chunks into each bag.
  • Open and dump 1 can of diced tomatoes into each bag.
  • Measure the following into each bag:
    • 2 tbsp cornstarch
    • 1 tbsp brown sugar
    • 1 tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 tsp garlic powder
    • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Seal the bags well. Lay flat to freeze.

Cooking instructions:

  • Place bag in fridge to thaw for 24 hours before cooking. 

Slow Cooker: Dump contents of bag into slow cooker. Cook for 5-6 hours on low or 2-3 hours on high. 

Instant Pot: Cook for 7 minutes on high. 

Stovetop: Heat on medium heat, stirring occasionally until boiled. Remove from heat.  

  • Serve over cooked rice.
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