Fire-Roasted Tomato Sauce (Slow Cooker)

Total Time
11hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 11 hrs

America's Test Kitchen; makes enough for 3 lbs cooked pasta

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a 12-inch skillet over med-high heat until shimmering.
  2. Add onions, garlic, tomato paste, oregano, and red pepper flakes and cook until onions are softened and lightly browned, 8-10 minutes.
  3. Stir in diced tomatoes and cook until dry and lightly browned, 8-10 minutes.
  4. Stir in wine, scraping up any browned bits, and simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes; transfer to slow cooker.
  5. Stir crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, and liquid smoke into slow cooker.
  6. Cover and cook until sauce is deeply flavored, 9-11 hours on LOW or 5-7 hours on HIGH.
  7. Before serving, stir in parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve over hot cooked pasta.