Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce Recipe
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Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

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I like to serve this dish to company. Not only is it delicious and a snap to prepare, but it's economical, too. I'd be lost without my slow cooker. —Shelley McKinney of New Castle, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 7 hours
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 7 hours
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef or Johnsonville® Mild Ground Italian Sausage
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Hot cooked spaghetti

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 142 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 546 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  2. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Add the next 10 ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or until heated through. Discard bay leaf. Serve with spaghetti. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce in Quick Cooking March/April 2000, p7

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 142 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 546 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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Reviewed May. 21, 2014

"This was good, but not great. A little too acidic for our tastes, but a little more brown sugar could likely take care of that. I will say that it was a nice thick sauce that coated pasta nicely."

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Reviewed Dec. 7, 2013

"Easy and delicious!"

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Reviewed Apr. 28, 2013

"Great recipe, had enough to freeze for another meal"

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Reviewed Feb. 27, 2013

"I made this, using 93% lean meat, adding 8 oz. of chopped mini-portabello mushrooms. I used all fresh herbs and Hunts brand tomato products. My family loved it and wants it ALL the time now! It gave a new meaning to "spaghetti". Thanks for giving me a new way to cook an old favorite!"

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Reviewed Dec. 24, 2012

"I was not a fan of sausage until I tried this. It was very good! I've made it twice so far, once in the crock pot and once on the stove. Thank you for reforming me!:)"

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