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loaded veggie pasta sauce- slow cooker

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Teresa Jacobson
New Orleans, LA

This is a hearty pasta sauce that is so flavorful you will NEVER use store bought pasta sauce again! Feel free to add other veggies such as shredded carrot and shredded zucchini. It's a great way to sneak in veggies for those that don't like them. It's so good, you won't need to add meat. You could but it's not necessary! I promise!! ** Use this sauce in my

(2 ratings)
yield 11 cups
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For loaded veggie pasta sauce- slow cooker

  • 6 c
    eggplant, peeled & diced small
  • 1 c
    green pepper, diced
  • 1 c
    red pepper, diced
  • 1 c
    sweet onion, diced
  • 8 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 4 can
    (14.5 oz. each) italian-style stewed tomatoes, undrained & diced
  • 6 oz
    italian-style tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp
    light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes

How To Make loaded veggie pasta sauce- slow cooker

  • 1
    In a large slow cooker, combine eggplant, peppers, onion, and garlic.
  • 2
    Add undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, brown sugar, Italian seasoning, and red pepper; stir well.
  • 3
    Cover and cook on low for 9-10 hours.
  • 4
    Use half the sauce in the Double Loaded Veggie Lasagna (also listed on JAP.) The rest may be served over your choice of pasta.
  • 5
    Nutritional Info for sauce only--- 76 calories per cup (Yep that's right!!) 1.3g fat (0.2g saturated) 2mg cholesterol 26mg sodium 15.9g carbs (4.5g dietary fiber 9.7g sugars) 2.9g protein