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slow cooker pasta sauce next to spaghetti

Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce

  • Author: Heather l The Super Mom Life
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


This slow cooker pasta sauce is packed with veggies and tastes better than any sauce you can buy in the store. Only 77 calories per serving.


  • 28oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup diced Vidalia onion
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • fresh basil for topping, optional


  • Place all ingredients into your slow cooker and stir until combined.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours.
  • Serve on top of pasta, meatballs, or any healthy alternative.
  • Top with fresh basil, if desired.


  • Calories: 77
  • Fat: .1g
  • Carbohydrates: 14g
  • Protein: 2.6g

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