Main Dishes

Slow Cooker 2 Meat Spaghetti Sauce

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We love our slow cookers, and this spaghetti sauce is sure to please everyone. We have been tweaking this recipe for a while until we got it just the way we want it. This spaghetti sauce is loaded with vegetables and our kids have no idea!

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1 pound ground beef
1 pound Italian sausage
28 ounces crushed tomatoes (do not drain)
8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 green pepper, chopped
1 onion, chopped
3/4 cups carrots, diced
1 1/4 cups water
8 ounces tomato sauce
6 ounces tomato paste
3/4 cup chili sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
parmesan cheese (optional to sprinkle on top of each serving)
Cook ground beef and sausage and onion in frying pan. Cook until meat is no longer pink. Put meat in the slow cooker. Add the remaining ingredients. Cook on high for 5 to 6 hours or on low for 8 to 10 hours. Serve over cooked spaghetti noodles.
Nutritions

Calories
196

Sodium
495mg
20% DV

Fat
9g
14% DV

Protein
11g
23% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
3g
15% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV