Classic Spaghetti Bolognese made in the slow cooker is extra rich and luscious, with beef that literally melts in your mouth!
2 tbsp olive oil
4 garlic cloves , crushed
2 onions , diced
2 lb ground beef
1 cup red wine such as a cabernet sauvignon or merlot (or chicken or beef broth)
2 x 28oz canned crushed tomato
4 tbsp tomato paste
3 beef bouillon cubes , crushed
2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
3 tsp dried oregano
2 tsp dried thyme leaves
3 dried bay leaves
2 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 lb spaghetti , dried
- Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and onion, and cook until translucent and sweet – around 7 minutes. Transfer to slow cooker.
- Heat 1 tbsp oil in the same skillet and increase heat to high. Add beef and cook, breaking it up as you go, until browned. Cook in 2 batches if your skillet is not large enough. Transfer to slow cooker.
- Get full recipe >> Slow Cooker Spaghetti Bolognese @ Spend with Pennies