Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Slow Cooker Spaghetti sauce


recipe from The Tried and True Blog

1 pound ground beef or bulk Italian sausage
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
1 bay leaf
1 tablespoon brown sugar
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 to 2 teaspoons dried basil
1 to 2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 to 1 teaspoon dried thyme
Hot cooked spaghetti
In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker. Add the next 10 ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 7-8 hours or until heated through. Discard bay leaf. Serve with spaghetti. 6-8 servings


Claudia said...

I've never done spaghetti sauce in a slow cooker. Interesting because I slow cook it for hours - in a pot - when I'm home - on the stove -splatter, splatter! Thanks for visiting me. You gave me a great idea. looks wonderful.

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