Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce

Cherie Hammond


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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  • 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
  • 1/2-1 tsp
    dried thyme

How to Make Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce


  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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About Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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