Easy Low-Fat Crock Pot Spaghetti Sauce

"I came up with this recipe after looking through several recipes for an easy low-fat sauce. This can easily be frozen."
 
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Ready In:
11mins
Ingredients:
7
Serves:
10
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directions

  • Pour all ingredients in crock pot.
  • Cook on low 6 to 8 hours.
  • If using meatballs they can be cooked all day with sauce or added the last 2 hours.
  • If freezing, cool sauce favorite way and put in containers to freeze.

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  1. megs_
    This recipe is fabulous! I omitted the sugar and because I couldn't quite get my act together this morning (lol :)) cooked it on HIGH for 3 hours. I loved the mushrooms in it! I will definitely make this again. I served it with Recipe #33944 and it went together perfectly. This recipe does make a TON of sauce, I think next time I might cut in half but I will enjoy it again & again. Thank you so much for sharing - it's a keeper!
     
  2. bluemoon downunder
    I followed Rita's suggestion of first sauteing the onions, garlic and mushrooms, with some thyme. Because I love the combination of leeks with onions and garlic, I also added 2 leeks. I added salt and freshly ground black pepper, oregano, marjoram, rosemary, sage and a bit more thyme, and I used Aldi's Italian tomatoes. This such an easy recipe, and it was great to be able to just add the meatballs - I made diner524's Recipe #304666 - and forget about the whole dish. I do love good crockpot recipes. This is a really easy and flavoursome spaghetti sauce: I'll be making this again and again! Both to eat right away and to put in the freezer. I particularly love the fact that there is no tomato paste or other ingredients full of chemicals in this. Thank you again, MsSally, for a really fabulous recipe. Made for Every "DAY" Is A Holiday!
     
  3. Studentchef
    This sauce is really good, although I am not used to the sweetness of it that the sugar brings. I think next time I'll put in a little less sugar
     
  4. Tee Lee
    This turned out good and was easy to prepare. It seemed to be missing something though, I'll have to keep experimenting to kick it up a touch. I added a chopped green pepper to it and used it for lasagna. Thanks for posting.
     
  5. Boomette
    I sauteed the onions, garlic and mushroom like Rita did. Since I didn't have Italian spices, I used 1 tbs of oregano, 1 tbs of thyme, 1 tbs of basil. The taste is very good. Thanks MsSally :) Made for 123 hit wonders.
     
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