Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce

Kick your meatless sauce up a notch with this slow-cooked spaghetti sauce made with vegetables.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 10 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
large onions, chopped (2 cups)
4
medium carrots, chopped (2 cups)
4
cups sliced mushrooms
2
medium green bell peppers, chopped (2 cups)
4
cans (14 1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, undrained
2
cans (15 ounces each) tomato sauce
2
cans (6 ounces each) Italian-style tomato paste
1
tablespoon sugar
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon fennel seed, crushed, if desired
24
ounces uncooked spaghetti
Grated Parmesan cheese, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onions and carrots in oil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender. Stir in mushrooms and bell peppers.
  • 2 Spoon vegetables into 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Stir in remaining ingredients except spaghetti and cheese.
  • 3 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 4 Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package. Serve sauce over spaghetti. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • 1 Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onions and carrots in oil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender. Stir in mushrooms and bell peppers.
  • 2 Spoon vegetables into 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Stir in remaining ingredients except spaghetti and cheese.
  • 3 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 4 Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package. Serve sauce over spaghetti. Sprinkle with cheese.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Depending on how you prefer the consistency of your sauce, you can serve immediately or remove the cover and cook for an additional hour to further thicken it.

Use this versatile spaghetti sauce on homemade pizza or in lasagna.

Stir about 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley into the sauce during the last 5 minutes of cooking.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
1100mg
1100%;
Total Carbohydrate
69g
69%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
26%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 1 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.