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Total Time
4hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 4 hrs

Excellent, thick, rich meat sauce. Spaghetti is too thin to stand up to this sauce so I recommend ziti, penne, rigatoni, or radiatore.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, combine the onion, celery, carrot and olive oil and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently,, until tender, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add the meat and cook, stirring frequently, until it loses its pink color.
  3. Add the milk.
  4. Increase heat to high and cook until the milk has evaporated.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a 4 to 6 quart slow cooker.
  6. Return the skillet to the heat and add the tomato paste, cook over low heat to reduce its bitterness, about 5 minutes.
  7. Add the tomato paste to the cooker along with the tomatoes, salt and nutmeg.
  8. Cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours.