• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 8 hr
  • total: 8 hr 15 min
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  • Summary

    This Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce is the perfect dinner solution for busy weeknights! Made with garden fresh tomatoes, you can taste the freshness in every bite. Make it with or without meat - your choice!

    Ingredients

    • 5 lbs fresh tomatoes ((see note below for using canned tomatoes))
    • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 large yellow onion (diced)
    • 1 red bell pepper (diced)
    • 1 jalapeno (diced (optional))
    • 3 cloves of garlic (minced)
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1/2 tsp pepper
    • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
    • 6 oz jar tomato paste
    • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 2 tbsp Italian seasoning
    • 1 tbsp sugar
    • 1 to 2 pounds of lean ground beef (turkey, or Italian sausage)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 476 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 14.2%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.16%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 110 mg 36.67%
    • Sodium: 1922 mg 80.07%
    • Calcium: 119 mg 11.94%
    • Potassium: 1718 mg 49.09%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.72%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 39 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 11 g 45.31%
    • Sugar: 23 g
    • Protein: 59 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 41.94%
    • Vitamin C 141.68%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables6
    • Exchange - Lean Meat7
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total8 oz-eq

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