|My beloved Slow Cooker. It's huge - 7qt!! LOL!|
This recipe could not be any easier! I swear, it took me 5 minutes to throw everything in and turned it on. That's it, really!! Then 7-8 hours (on low) later, TA DA! Amazing pasta sauce!! So stock up on your freezer containers. :)
Super Easy Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce
2 lbs extra lean ground beef
8 oz sliced mushrooms
½ cup onions
4 cloves garlic, smashed and roughly chopped
1 (680 mL) can pasta sauce
1 (796 mL) can crushed tomatoes
½ cup red wine (or water)
1 tbsp Italian seasoning
1 tbsp dried basil
1 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp dried pepper flakes
2 tbsp sugar
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
Salt and pepper
- Place all ingredients into slow cooker and stir to mix.
- Turn on slow cooker to low and cook for 7-8 hours, or high for 4-5 hours.
- When pasta sauce is ready, stir in parsley and season to taste with salt and pepper.
** This recipe made enough sauce to cover 2 large lasagnas and macaroni for my family. :)
Happy Cooking!! :)