Thursday, November 15, 2012
Easy Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce
Quick and easy peasy! That's what this flavorful spaghetti sauce is. Let your crockpot do the work. The original recipe is from Taste of Home and I have adapted it to our family's needs and taste buds.
1 pound ground beef (or Gluten Free Italian Sausage)
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cans (14.5 oz each) petite diced tomatoes (sometimes I blend these up first since my little ones don't like chunks of veggies)
3 cans (8 oz) tomato sauce
1 can (6 oz) tomato paste
1 bay leaf
1 T packed brown sugar
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 t dried basil
1 1/2 t dried oregano
1 t salt
1/2 t dried thyme
Trader Joes Corn Spaghetti noodles (or your favorite gluten free noodles)
1. Brown beef and onion, drain fat.
2. Combine all ingredients in a crockpot. Stir. Cover with lid and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4.
3. Remove bay leaf before serving. Serve over cooked gluten free pasta. My new favorite gluten free pasta is Trader Joes Corn Spaghetti noodles at just $1.39 per bag. It is not starchy like rice pasta and is the closest to regular wheat pasta in taste and texture.
Recipe shared on Allergy Free Wednesdays and Gluten Free Fridays.