Slow-Cooker Chunky Pork and Mushroom Spaghetti Sauce

Flavorful pork ribs replace the usual ground beef or sausage in family-pleasing spaghetti.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb boneless pork country-style ribs
1
cup frozen onions, celery, bell pepper and parsley seasoning blend (from 12-oz bag), thawed
1
can (29 oz) tomato puree
1
can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, undrained
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1
teaspoon sugar
1
teaspoon fennel seed
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
1
package (16 oz) spaghetti
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
Grated Parmesan cheese, if desired
  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except mushrooms, spaghetti and oil.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Using 2 forks, break pork into bite-size pieces in cooker. Stir in mushrooms. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 15 to 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package.
  • 4 Stir oil into sauce. Serve over hot spaghetti. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    480
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    890mg
    890%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    62g
    62%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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