Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce

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By Cherie Hammond
from Brentwood, TN

I've been making this for years...sometimes using ground beef, or italian sausage or the favorites in our house of ground venison or elk! (from a Quick Cooking recipe)

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Ingredients

  •   1 lb
    ground beef or bulk italian sausage
  •   1
    medium onion, chopped
  •   2 can(s)
    14 1/2 oz-each, diced tomatoes
  •   1 can(s)
    8 oz tomato sauce
  •   1 can(s)
    6 oz tomato paste
  •   1
    bay leaf
  •   1 Tbsp
    packed brown sugar
  •   4
    garlic cloves, minced
  •   1-2 tsp
    dried basil
  •   1-2 tsp
    dried oregano
  •   1 tsp
    salt
  •   1/2-1 tsp
    dried thyme

How To Make

  • 1
    In skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.
  • 2
    Transfer to a slow cooker. Add the remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or until well heated through.
  • 3
    Discard bay leaf and serve over hot, cooked spaghetti of your choice!
  • 4
    I often double the recipe!

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