Slow Cooker Tomato Meat Sauce

By abbeysue

Serve over spaghetti squash "noodles" for a diabetes-friendly meal!

Slow Cooker Tomato Meat Sauce
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. 90% lean ground beef

  • 2 28-ounce cans crushed tomatoes

  • 1 large onion, finely chopped (approximately 1 cup)

  • 1 tablespoon crushed garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon oregano

  • 3 fresh bay leaves

  • 1 tablespoon sundried tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper

  • ¼ cup roasted red pepper

Directions
  1. Turn slow cooker on 250 degrees.

  2. Cook onion and ground beef in a skillet on medium high heat until meat is no longer pink.

  3. While onions and beef are cooking, add remaining ingredients to slow cooker - tomatoes, garlic, oregano, bay leaves, sundried tomatoes, salt, pepper, red pepper, and roasted red pepper.

  4. Add beef and onions and stir. Place lid on and allow to cook on 200-250 degrees for 4 hours.

  5. Remove bay leaves before serving.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
8
Calories 150
Total Fat 3g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 660mg
Potassium 830mg
Carbohydrate 16g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Protein 16g

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