Slow-Cooked Italian Sausage Pasta Sauce with Spaghetti

Set the slow cooker to simmer all day, and you can come home to a spicy-sweet tomato sauce to ladle over noodles.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 6 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 12

Ingredients

6
Italian sausage links (about 1 1/2 lb), cut into 1-inch pieces
1
cup finely chopped onions (2 medium)
3
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
cloves garlic, minced
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes, undrained
2
cans (8 oz) Muir Glen® organic tomato sauce
2
cans (6 oz) Muir Glen® organic tomato paste
24
oz uncooked spaghetti
  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except spaghetti.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 About 30 minutes before serving, cook spaghetti as directed on package. Drain. If desired, skim and discard fat from sauce. Serve sauce over spaghetti.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    1020mg
    1020%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    60g
    60%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    18g
    18%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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