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my homemade slow cooker meat pasta sauce

a recipe by
Mary Miskanis
Schaumburg, IL

This is my favorite Italian pasta sauce. YOU can switch it up and add ingredients if you want to.

serves 6
prep time 23 Hr 15 Min
cook time 8 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For my homemade slow cooker meat pasta sauce

  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    dark wine
  • 1 can
    tomato sauce (big can)
  • 1 can
    tomato paste (big can)
  • 1 lb
    ground round
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 3 clove
    chopped garlic
  • parsley, chopped (dried or real)
  • 1 Tbsp
    Italian seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar, to cut acid

How To Make my homemade slow cooker meat pasta sauce

  • 1
    Brown ground round in a saucepan. When almost cooked add 1/2 cup chopped onion and 3 cloves chopped garlic. After being cooked put in the Crock Pot.
  • 2
    Mary’s pasta sauce--- ALL is put in the crockpot on low- low and slow for at least 8 hours. We usually let it go longer. Salt is minimal as the grated cheese of your choice has salt.
  • 3
    Cover and let go low and slow… at least 8 hours or more… Then let cool for some and pour over pasta. You can use this sauce to make lasagna or stuffed shells etc. ADD Cheese to your taste

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