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freakin' good crock pot spaghetti!!

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Tiffany Ash
Woodburn, IN

Ok... my first attempt at making spaghetti in a Crock Pot. I was limited as to what I had in my cupboards and was amazed at how well this turned out. I've realized that with a limited income one becomes more creative with their recipes. This one happened to be a winner! As a "secret" ingredient, I used 1 1/2 cups of lager (beer - I didn't tell my fiance until after he ate it, he hates beer!) The next day, I ate some leftovers and could taste a hint of the lager, it's really good!

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If you're having one of those weeks and looking for an easy dinner recipe, add this to your recipe box. Tiffany is right... it's freakin' good. We loved all the veggies packed into the meal. They pair perfectly with one another. There's a bit of spice from the pepper, so scale that for your taste buds. It's so good everyone will be asking for seconds.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 2
serves 8-12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 3 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For freakin' good crock pot spaghetti!!

  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 can
    favorite spaghetti sauce, large, 24 oz
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes, 14.5 oz
  • 1 can
    tomato soup, 10 oz
  • 1 can
    mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 can
    black olives (sliced), 2.25 oz
  • 1 1/2 c
    lager (beer)
  • 1 c
    diced green bell pepper
  • 1 c
    diced yellow onion
  • 3 clove
    garlic (fresh pressed)
  • 1 1/2 c
    beef broth
  • 1/2 pkg
    spaghetti noodles or favorite pasta (8 oz pasta)
  • 2 Tbsp
    garlic salt
  • 1 Tbsp

How To Make freakin' good crock pot spaghetti!!

  • Crock Pot set to high.
    Set Crock Pot to High.
  • Browning ground beef in a skillet.
    Prepare Hamburger Meat: Brown ground hamburger meat until fully cooked in a separate cooking pan.
  • Adding all ingredients to the Crock Pot.
    Add to Crock Pot: Spaghetti sauce, diced can of tomatoes, can of tomato soup, can of mushrooms, can of olives, diced green bell peppers, diced onions, beef broth, beer, spaghetti noodles (or favorite pasta), garlic salt, pepper and fully cooked hamburger meat. Side note: Add pasta 30 minutes before serving, could get too soft if added with all ingredients.
  • Heating in the Crock Pot until spaghetti is cooked.
    Let cook in Crock Pot for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until pasta is fully cooked.