• 9 Ratings

Place all the ingredients for this chunky pasta sauce in your slow cooker and forget it while it cooks.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • For sauce, in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine undrained tomatoes, carrots, celery, onion, sweet pepper, tomato paste, water, garlic, sugar, Italian seasoning, salt, black pepper, and bay leaf.

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  • Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.

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  • Remove bay leaf; discard. Toss sauce with hot pasta. Sprinkle mixture with cheese. If desired, garnish with fresh herb sprigs. Makes 6 main-dish servings.

For Easy Cleanup

Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

308 calories; 1 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 636 mg sodium. 607 mg potassium; 64 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 12 g sugar; 11 g protein; 10884 IU vitamin a; 48 mg vitamin c; 1 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 4 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 121 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 91 mg calcium; 4 mg iron;


9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1