Sausage Bites (Great for a crowd or excellent on any pasta!)

(Dinner Serves 12 or Appetizer Serves 16 – 20 people)

¼ cup olive oil
12 sausage links cut into 1” pieces
1 – onion – chopped
4 lg cloves – crushed
1 – large can (28 oz) diced tomatoes
1 – large can (28 oz) tomato sauce
¼ cup parsely
¼ cup basil
1 t salt

In a large pot heat olive oil til just hot and add all sausage pieces. Sautee on med-high heat until browned. Add onions and garlic, cook one minute more. Then add diced tomatoes, tomato
sauce, and spices; stir all together. Reduce heat to simmer. Let cook on stove at least one hour (up to 3 hours) stirring occasionally. OR transfer into a crock pot, set on low and let cook all day. It will be ready to take with you to a friends for dinner or ready to eat when you get home from work!
Serve with a crusty bread slices or a side of pasta. Tooth picks & napkins or plates and forks.