Slow-Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

Slow-Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

Fifteen minutes' prep is all you need for the start of a wonderful homemade red sauce.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

6:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

16

servings

1
tablespoon olive oil
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
2
large onions, chopped (2 cups)
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
cans (15 oz each) Muir Glen® organic tomato sauce
1
can (28 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes, undrained
1
can (6 oz) Muir Glen® organic tomato paste
2
tablespoons sugar
1
tablespoon dried basil leaves
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  1. Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add mushrooms, onions and garlic; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender and translucent.
  2. Spoon vegetables into cooker. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  3. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
Makes 16 servings (1/2 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead
Ladle this versatile sauce into refrigerator or freezer containers; cover and refrigerate up to 4 days or freeze up to 4 months. To thaw frozen spaghetti sauce, place container in refrigerator for about 8 hours.
Did You Know?
Use 3 to 3 1/2 cups of this homemade sauce for recipes that call for a 24- to 27-ounce jar of tomato pasta sauce.
Variation
Spaghetti Sauce with Meat: Stir 1 pound cooked lean ground beef into 3 cups of Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce.
Variation
Spaghetti Sauce with Meatballs: Add cooked meatballs from Easy Meatballs recipe to spaghetti sauce during the last 15 minutes of cooking time to heat thoroughly.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 60
    • (Calories from Fat 10),
  • Total Fat 1g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 510mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.