5 from 1 vote
Meat Lover's Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
8 hrs
Total Time
8 hrs 20 mins

This amazing meat lover's slow cooker spaghetti sauce cooks low and slow allll day long, resulting in an amazingly delicious spaghetti sauce! 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8
Calories: 243 kcal
Author: Karlynn Johnston
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 small onions chopped
  • 1/4 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian herb seasoning
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 29 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 6 ounce can tomato paste
  • 1 14.5 ounce can Italian-style diced tomatoes
  • 1 14.5 ounce can Italian-style stewed tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and cook the onions until they are soft and translucent. Add in the Italian sausage and fry until the sausage is browned, about another 10 minutes.

  2. Place the sausage and onions in your slow cooker. 

  3. In the same skillet, add the ground beef, Italian seasoning, minced garlic and marjoram. Cook until the meat is browned, making sure to break the beef into chunks ( this will be in your sauce remember). Drain and place the ground beef into the slow cooker.

  4. Stir in the tomato sauce, tomato paste, diced tomatoes, stewed tomatoes, thyme, basil, oregano and sugar.Set your slow cooker on low and cook the sauce for 10 hours. Serve over your favourite spaghetti noodle or other pasta! 

Nutrition Facts
Meat Lover's Slow Cooker Spaghetti Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 243 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 145mg 6%
Potassium 229mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Sugars 2g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin C 3.2%
Calcium 2.7%
Iron 8.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.