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Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce

Rich and flavorful spaghetti sauce made in the Slow Cooker – recipe can be doubled or tripled to freeze for later use.

  • Total Time: 6 hours 10 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed or 1 tablespoon Gourmet Garden Fresh Garlic
  • 1 can (15 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (16 oz) diced tomatoes or Italian tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Gourmet Garden Italian Herbs or Parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Gourmet Garden Fresh Basil or Dried Basil leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Brown ground beef in skillet until almost done, add onion and continue cooking, drain
  2. Add remaining ingredients along with cooked ground beef mixture to Slow Cooker
  3. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high 3-4 hours


This recipe can easily be doubled, tripled or even quadrupled and frozen for an extra meal or two.
Freeze in an airtight container. Thaw in fridge overnight.

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Category: Main Dish