crockpot spaghetti sauce

By Jennifer West
from Bicknell, IN

Spaghetti is always a big hit in my house. This is a great and easy way to make my own sauce :)

cook time 12 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For crockpot spaghetti sauce

  • 4 Tbsp
    cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 6 oz
    tomato paste
  • 29 oz
    tomato puree
  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 1.5 c
    water
  • 15.5 oz
    tomato sauce
  • 1
    onion, finely chopped
  • 2 lb
    sausage

How To Make crockpot spaghetti sauce

  • 1
    Brown ground beef in 2 tablespoon hot oil in frying pan.
  • 2
    When almost browned, add onion and continue browning until onion is tender.
  • 3
    Pour meat and onion into 3 1/2 quart crockpot.
  • 4
    Add puree, sauce, paste, water, salt, pepper and oregano and set dial on low setting.
  • 5
    Cut 2 pounds of sausage (Italian links or country style) into pieces and brown in remaining 2 tablespoons oil.
  • 6
    When brown, place sausages in sauce in crockpot.
  • 7
    Continue cooking for 12 hours.
  • 8
    (If you like your sauce sweeter, you could add 1/4 to 1/2 cup sugar to this.)
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