Rating: 4.5 stars 4.5
560 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 384
  • 4 star values: 132
  • 3 star values: 23
  • 2 star values: 13
  • 1 star values: 8

This crockpot spaghetti sauce creates a great, chunky, and very meaty spaghetti sauce. The longer it cooks in your slow cooker, the better it tastes! Boil up some pasta, and dinner tastes like you spent all day at the stove!



Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add Italian sausage and onion; cook and stir until sausage is browned, about 10 minutes. Transfer sausage and onions to a slow cooker.

  • Add ground beef to the same skillet over medium heat; season with Italian seasoning, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, and marjoram. Cook and stir until beef is browned and crumbly, about 10 minutes. Transfer ground beef into the slow cooker.

  • Stir in tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, stewed tomatoes, tomato paste, 2 teaspoons garlic powder, oregano, thyme, and basil. Cover and cook on Low for 8 hours. Stir in sugar 15 minutes before serving.


This sauce is not super sweet, and you may find that you want to add more sugar!

Nutrition Facts

264 calories; protein 15g; carbohydrates 18.8g; fat 14.8g; cholesterol 45.2mg; sodium 1025.1mg. Full Nutrition