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Easy Spaghetti Sauce

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1/2 c. chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 (16-oz.) can stewed tomatoes
  • 1 (15-oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 1 envelope spaghetti sauce seasoning
  • 1/2 c. chopped onion
  • 1 c. chopped celery
  • 1 (6-oz.) can tomato paste
  • 2 c. water


Brown meat with onion, pepper and garlic. Drain well and put into slow cooker with remaining ingredients. Cover; cook on high until sauce comes to a boil and then turn to low and simmer for six hours.


Makes 10 servings.

Per Serving: about 160 calories, 6 grams (g) of fat, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber and 730 mg sodium

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