Perfect Spaghetti Sauce (Crock-Pot)

READY IN: 8hrs 25mins
Recipe by shamclover85

As a kid, I was pretty picky about spaghetti sauce, and then mom got this one from a friend...SO good! Now that I have kids of my own, they love it and I've been able to improvise on the recipe myself to make it both kid- and adult-friendly! An easy meal that you don't have to think about and will make your house smell delicious! Plenty for freezing,as well, for another day. Hope you enjoy! *Sometimes, I'll replace some of the tomato sauce with crushed tomatoes and add a little more spice and garlic to compensate* **I use hot Italian sausage mixed with ground beef for a little more of a kick**

Top Review by bunzie

I love this spaghetti sauce recipe. It is so easy and so tasty. In the past month I've already made it twice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over med-high heat until hot.
  2. Brown onion and 2 cloves of garlic in oil, but do not burn!
  3. Add meat to skillet and cook thoroughly. (Drain meat if desired).
  4. In a crock pot, add juice, sauce, paste, 2 cloves of garlic, sugar, spices, and meat mixture and cook on low all day (8-12 hours -- the longer, the better!). Can cook on high for less time, as well, but may not be as thick. *To thicken up, "crack" lid for the last few hours.
  5. Serve over hot pasta and freeze any leftover sauce for later!

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