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Magic Potion Meat Sauce for Spaghetti

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  • 45 min prep time
  • 8 hr 45 min total time
  • 15 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Save time on a hallow's eve with this veggie- and sausage-packed spaghetti prepared in a slow cooker.

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
lb bulk Italian pork sausage
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
cup finely chopped carrots
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (8 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato sauce
1
can (6 oz) Muir Glen™ organic tomato paste
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
3
teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
16
oz uncooked spaghetti
Shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, cook beef and sausage over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked and sausage is no longer pink; drain.
  • 2 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix beef mixture and all remaining ingredients except spaghetti and Parmesan cheese.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 4 About 20 minutes before serving, cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package. Serve sauce over cooked spaghetti. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, cook beef and sausage over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until beef is thoroughly cooked and sausage is no longer pink; drain.
  • 2 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix beef mixture and all remaining ingredients except spaghetti and Parmesan cheese.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 4 About 20 minutes before serving, cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package. Serve sauce over cooked spaghetti. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

Expert Tips

Not serving eight for dinner tonight? Cook only as much spaghetti as you need, and serve it with a proportionate amount of sauce. Refrigerate or freeze the remaining sauce for another time.

Serve with Witches' Brooms.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
1030mg
43%
Potassium
900mg
26%
Total Carbohydrate
66g
22%
Dietary Fiber
6g
26%
Sugars
11g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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