Slow-Cooker Italian Spaghetti Sauce

Homemade spaghetti sauce conveniently simmers for hours in a slow cooker.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 24

Ingredients

2
lb bulk Italian sausage or ground beef
3
medium onions, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
2
cups sliced mushrooms
6
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cans (14.5 oz each) diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (29 oz) tomato sauce
1
can (12 oz) tomato paste
2
tablespoons dried basil leaves
1
tablespoon dried oregano leaves
1
tablespoon sugar
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, cook sausage, onions, mushrooms and garlic over medium heat about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sausage is no longer pink; drain.
  • 2 In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, place sausage mixture. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • 3 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    125
    (
    Calories from Fat
    65),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    720mg
    720%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    10g
    10%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Vegetable;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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