We scoured the web to find the BEST From-Scratch Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce Recipes from food bloggers! If you have tomatoes from the garden, it’s time to make some sauce Or use canned tomatoes to make a from-scratch pasta sauce during the winter!
If you have a garden or access to tomatoes from the farmers market, this is the time of year to be making Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce for the freezer. I love making homemade pasta sauce, and using the slow cooker turns it into something that doesn’t need to be watched.
This post has our picks for The BEST From-Scratch Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce Recipes, including vegan, sausage, ground beef, and ground turkey sauces and some sauces with fun ingredients like fennel, capers, sun-dried tomatoes, peppers, mushrooms, and eggplant.
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The gorgeous sauce shown above is Crockpot Turkey Bolognese Pasta Sauce from Jeanette’s Healthy Living. This red sauce can be made with fresh tomatoes or canned and has some finely chopped carrot and celery as well as a little red wine to flavor the sauce.
Slow Cooker Bolognese from The Kitchn uses whole canned tomatoes, tomato paste, and ground beef.
From Andrea Meyers we have Ann’s Spaghetti Sauce, which you can make in a slow cooker or on the stove. Andrea says about this meatless sauce, “Authentic or not, it’s a good, easy multi-purpose sauce that you can use for spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, or other baked pasta dishes.”
Healthy Slow Cooker Spaghetti Meat Sauce from The Food Charlatan has veggies hidden in the sauce!
Crock Pot Pasta Sauce with Sausage from Skinnytaste sounds easy and delicious.
Slow Cooker Rustic Italian Marinara Sauce from The Yummy Life is a post that’s loaded with information and this sauce has garlic and a touch of red wine!
There’s plenty of flavor in this Vegan Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce with Fennel from Cafe Johnsonia.
This Crock Pot Pasta Bolognese from I Wash You Dry uses lean ground beef, Italian Sausage, mushrooms, tomatoes, and a little evaporated milk for creaminess.
A lighter sauce with meat is the Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce with Ground Turkey from The Yummy Life.
A slightly different take on Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce from On Top of Spaghetti. Eleni from Greece uses minced beef, a touch of vinegar, onions, tomatoes and a mix of spices that includes paprika, cinnamon, and allspice, among others.
Sweet Italian Sausage Pasta Sauce in the Slow Cooker from Eat at Home also has red and green bell peppers.
This Slow Cooker Homemade Spaghetti Meat Sauce from Kitchen Parade has ground beef, onion, garlic, canned tomatoes and sauce, and spices that include ground fennel (one of my personal favorites to use in pasta sauce!)
Slow Cooker Meatballs and Marinara from Emily Bites includes a sauce that uses crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, and tomato paste.
This gorgeous jar of Slow Cooker Marinara Sauce is from Budget Bytes where Beth uses crushed tomatoes and tomato pasta and adds a touch of brown sugar and balsamic vinegar to add flavor to this meatless sauce. Beth lets the sauce cool down in in jars overnight in the fridge and then transfers to freezer bags the next day to freeze the sauce.
Another take on Crockpot Bolognese Sauce from Skinnytaste, and this one has pancetta, onion, celery, carrots, lean ground beef, white wine, crushed tomatoes, and a little half-and-half added at the end.
Slow Cooker Meaty Spaghetti Sauce from 365 Days of Slow Cooking also has mushrooms and green pepper.
Becca says this Slow Cook Tomato Sauce from Amuse Your Bouche can be used with a variety of different recipes.
For a slightly different version of slow cooker pasta sauce, this Crockpot Sun-Dried Tomato and Caper Sauce from A Year of Slow Cooking combines fresh and sun-dried tomatoes and has extra flavor from the capers, onion, garlic, and Italian seasoning.
I love the addition of eggplant in this Slow Cooker Pasta Sauce with Sausage and Eggplant from Eat at Home.