I think in my next life I want to come back as an ITALIAN haha…I love pasta pasta!!! I make some sort of PASTA at least once a week…even though we try to stay away from CARBS..I still have to have it at LEAST once a WEEK. If I can…I would have some sort of PASTA DISH 5 days a week!!! LOL

INGREDIENTS

14.5 ounce can petite diced tomatoes

28 ounce can tomato sauce 

15 ounce can “extra thick and zesty” tomato sauce

6 ounce can tomato paste

1 medium onion diced 

2  Tablespoons brown sugar or 2 Tablespoons strawberry jam 

2 bay leaves

2 Tablespoons minced garlic

1 Tablespoon dried oregano

1 Tablespoon dried basil

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon onion powder

2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon cracked black pepper

2 teaspoons Italian seasoning

1/2 teaspoon red chili pepper flake (optional) 

1 stick of butter

DIRECTIONS

Add all ingredients (EXCEPT the stick of BUTTER)  into your CROCKPOT and cook on low for 4 hours. Remove bay leaves. Add in the stick of butter and stir.  Next, add in the cooked meatball and cook for another 2 hours on LOW. Serve with your FAVORITE PASTA!!! 

 

Spaghetti sauce with meatball