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Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce

Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Sauce

"This sauce gets a convenient head start from prepared spaghetti sauce. I simply add a few everyday ingredients of my own. Most folks think it's homemade."
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3 h 20 m servings
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  1. In a skillet over medium heat, brown sausage and cayenne for about 5 minutes. Add enough water to cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain; transfer to a slow cooker. add onion and green pepper. Pour spaghetti sauce on top. Cover and cook on high for 1 hour. Reduce heat to low and cook 2-3 hours longer. Serve over spaghetti.

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I love the convenince of jar, used my favorite brand. Used all the ingredients stated, but added a little chopped fresh basil, one small can of mushrooms, [drained] one 14 1\2oz can of whole tom...

Used frozen diced onions as a timesaver and sauteed them in with the Italian sausage. Added a little bit of minced garlic and used roasted red pepper instead of green pepper. Finally, used a lit...

I love how simple this is, and I love using my slow cooker. I omitted the cayenne, because I thought the sausage would add enough spice, but afterwards wished I'd added it. My husband liked this...

Delicious! This spagetti sauce had just the right amount of spicy kick and flavor. I used hot Italian sausage and removed the casings before cooking and added fresh basil from the garden. It was...

This recipe and reviews were a good start I added mushrooms,summer sausage,spicy italian sausage and a couple cloves of garlic and instead of cayene pepper i added in fresh sliced jalepenos

This definitely is good but has room for improvement. Minced onions would be a start.

Simple and tasty. I skipped the green pepper, since I didn't have one. Boiled the sausage before browning, less oil later and more flavor in the slow cooker. I also cut up the sausage before put...

Just made the sauce this evening and my family loved it! I used spicy Italian sausage.

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