Posted November 19, 2004 03:49 AM

Teresa’s FAMOUS crockpot spaghetti sauce
(okay…so it’s not famous YET! LOL But my family loves it!)

1-1/4 lb. ground beef
1 lb. Italian sausage
1 lg. onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped fine (1-1/2 tsp)
2 (12 oz) cans crushed tomatoes
2 (6 oz) cans tomato paste
1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
2 cups beef bouillon
1 tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp basil
1-1/2 tsp oregano leaves
2 tbsp parsley
½ cup chopped green pepper
¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese
½ - 1 lb. fresh sliced mushrooms (or you can use canned ones)

Brown ground beef and sausage in skillet until brown, about 7 minutes. Add onions and garlic, cook about 5 minutes until limp. Transfer the meat mixture into a crockpot and stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, tomato sauce, bouillon, salt and pepper, sugar, basil, oregano leaves, and green pepper. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours. 30-45 minutes before serving, add mushrooms and parmesan cheese. Serve over hot spaghetti.