Prep Time: 15 mins. Cook Time: 8 hrs. Servings: 8 to 10
2 pounds ground chuck
1 medium onion, finely diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1 (18-ounce) can tomato paste
1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
2 teaspoons dried basil
2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown the ground beef. Drain the grease. Set beef aside.
Lightly spray the crock of a 6-quart slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Add onion, garlic, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste and tomato sauce. Mix well. Add sugar, dried basil, dried Italian seasoning, salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce. Mix well. Add ground beef and stir to combine. Cover and cook on low for about 8 hours. Stir well and serve over cooked pasta.