Thursday, January 18, 2007

Slow Cooking Thursday!

Welcome to my weekly Crockpot Recipes Exchange. It's such a great way to share your favorite dishes or to learn some new ones to make for your family.
What do you think??? Do You have some great recipes to share, or perhaps you're looking for some delicious ones to give you a reason to pull out the ol' crockpot???
Time to pull out those crockpots and put them to good use. If you want to join in, just grab the banner and add your name to Mr Linky :)

Who doesn't like Spaghetti??? It's pretty much a staple in many households, at least once a week we whip up a big pot of spaghetti, so what would be easier and better than putting all the ingredients in the crockpot and letting it cook all day???


1 pound ground beef
1 pound bulk Italian sausage
1 medium green pepper, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
8 garlic cloves, minced
3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) Italian diced tomatoes, drained
2 cans (15 ounces each) tomato sauce
2 cans (6 ounces each) tomato paste
1/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
1 tablespoon dried basil
2 teaspoons dried marjoram
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Hot cooked spaghetti

In a large skillet over medium heat, cook beef and sausage until no longer pink; drain.

Transfer to a 5-qt slow cooker. Stir in green pepper, onion, garlic, tomatoes, tomato sauce, paste, sugar and seasonings; mix well.

Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until bubbly. Serve over spaghetti.

Yield: 12 servings


  1. Back for a second weeek... sorry I forgot to put a title... I will figure it out!


  2. Yum. I've been looking for a good spaghetti sauce recipe. This looks great!

  3. Yum on your spaghetti sauce!!

  4. mjpuzzlemom - I'm so glad you're back this week, and no worries on the title :)

    susanne - Glad you like it, I figured it's a recipe that we could all use when we want to make it from scratch and give the ol' spaghetti sauce bottle, a rest LOL

    stephanie - Glad to see you back with a recipe, can't wait to go check out yours :)

  5. Hey Sandra!! It sounds very cold where you are, burr... Although, I do wish it would get that cold here. lol
    Yummy pasta sauce!
    Have a great day!

  6. Sandra, sorry, I updated my recipe because I forgot to put into the second amount of water when I typed it up. My bad.

  7. oh this sounds great for a cold day like today!

  8. This sounds great and my family loves spaghetti......I will try to find a crock pot recipe for next week...I did a Thursday 13.

  9. Hi Sandra the other michelle here :) thanks for posting the spaghetti recipe..Have a great day.

  10. Happy Thursday, Sandra! I cannot wait to try your recipe! I have mine up, now I am going to look at everyone else's recipes! Have a great day, hon.

  11. YUMMY! i will have to try - also - I will do my best to have a crock pot recipe for next week! i have gotten all out of practice!! :)

  12. I'm up for my first time!

  13. I really like the sound of this, Sandra, because it sounds like the way I used to make homemade spaghetti sauce, before I became addicted to the little seasoning packets. Guess what? I finally broke down and bought a slow cooker recipe book. So who knows. Maybe I can actually start participating in this soon.

    I cook in my slow cooker all the time but I kind of invent things and it's impossible to convert it into a recipe that would make sense to anyone else.

    This sounds wonderful. Gee. Big surprise there. Every single recipe of yours I've ever made has been wonderful!

  14. I enjoy your blog. Gonna try this...not sure if I know exactly what to do, but I'll give it a go.

  15. Sandra, I missed it again! Definitely next week!

    Thanks for your recipe!



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