Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

Mikekey *


Great for an easy dinner after the game. Put it on in the morning and have a hearty meal waiting. Just cook your favorite pasta and serve with steamed veggies or a green salad and hot garlic bread.


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
6 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 1 lb
    ground turkey (or ground beef)
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 medium
    onion, peeled and chopped
  • 8 oz
    sliced mushrooms (fresh)
  • 1 can(s)
    (14 oz) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 can(s)
    (6 oz) tomato paste
  • 2 can(s)
    (15 oz each) tomato sauce
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 tsp
    dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    basil pesto (jarred or homemade)
  • 1/2 c
    dry red wine

How to Make Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce


  1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, brown ground turkey and drain well. Transfer to slow cooker. In same pan, add oil and saute onion and mushrooms until onions are softened and mushrooms have started to give up their liquid. Transfer to slow cooker with meat.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  4. Serve over your favorite cooked pasta and sprinkle with grated parmesan, if desired.

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About Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Italian

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