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Meat-Lover's Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

Meat-Lover's Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce created by Boomette

I love preparing this sauce in the morning in the slow cooker and letting it cook on low all day. When I get home, I just boil some pasta and serve with a salad and some garlic bread. My family loves it.

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8hrs 20mins
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  • Heat olive oil in skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onions and sausage, until sausage is browned, about 10 minutes.
  • Transfer the sausage and onions to a slow cooker.
  • In the same skillet, cook and stir the ground beef, Italian seasoning, 1 t of garlic powder, and marjoram, breaking the meat up as it cooks, until the meat is browned, about 10 minutes.
  • Transfer the ground beef into the slow cooker.
  • Stir in the tomato sauce, tomato paste, diced tomatoes, stewed tomatoes, thyme, basil, oregano and 2 t garlic powder.
  • Cook on low for about 8 hours.
  • About 15 minutes before serving, stir in the sugar.
  • Serve hot over pasta.
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  1. DonnaColorado Johns
    This was good. Very easy to make. I added anchovy paste & some pesto sauce. We enjoyed this--thanks!
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  2. taryn7703
    Loved it! I will have to use more meat next time, I like my sauce a little thicker.
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  3. Boomette
    Meat-Lover's Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce Created by Boomette
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  4. Boomette
    This sauce is really good. Even my son loved it. I sliced spicy italian sausages, that way I can omit them for my son. And we like to have big bites of sausages. I used a red onion and no oil to brown the onion and sausage cause I used a non-stick skillet. The seasonings are perfect. I used just a bit less of garlic powder. It smelled great while it was cooking. Thanks Lainey :) Made for Photo tag
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  5. CookingONTheSide
    I love preparing this sauce in the morning in the slow cooker and letting it cook on low all day. When I get home, I just boil some pasta and serve with a salad and some garlic bread. My family loves it.
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