Blog Introduction: Spaghetti is a classic favorite for any night of the week. And with this crockpot spaghetti recipe, you can make a delicious meal without having to slave over the stove for hours. This easy-to-follow guide will provide you with all the information you need to make this comforting dish in your crockpot. So let's get started!
Cooking up a delicious dinner shouldn't require hours in front of a hot stovetop -and now with this easy-to-follow Crockpot Spaghetti recipe it doesn't have to! With just 10 simple ingredients and minimal prep time required, you can whip up this comforting dish that's sure to please everyone around the dinner table tonight! So go ahead and give this delicious recipe a try -you won't regret it!
FOR THE MEATBALLS
1 lb. ground beef
1/4 c. bread crumbs
1/4 c. freshly grated parmesan
1/4 c. freshly chopped parsley
1 large egg, beaten
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
FOR THE SAUCE
2 (28-oz.) cans crushed tomatoes
2 tbsp. tomato paste
1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped
2 tsp. dried oregano
1 clove garlic, minced
Freshly ground black pepper
Red pepper flakes
1 c. low-sodium chicken broth
3/4 lb. spaghetti
Grated Parmesan, for garnish
Freshly chopped parsley, for garnish
Make meatballs: In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, bread crumbs,
Parmesan, parsley, egg, salt, and crushed red pepper flakes. Form into 16
meatballs and place in the bottom of a Crock Pot.
In another large bowl, mix together crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, onion,
oregano, and garlic. Season with salt, pepper and a pinch of red pepper
flakes. Pour sauce over meatballs. Cover Crock Pot with lid and cook on
high for 3 hours or on low for 6, until meatballs are cooked through.
During the last hour of cooking add chicken broth and spaghetti to Crock
Pot, breaking noodles in half to fit. Replace lid and continue cooking for the
Garnish with Parmesan and parlsey before serving.