This veggie-packed marinara sauce simmers in your slow cooker, ready when you are for an easy weeknight dinner with whole- grain pasta. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine tomatoes, carrots, celery, onion, bell peppers, tomato paste, water, sugar (if using), Italian seasoning, garlic, salt, black pepper and bay leaf.

  • Cover and cook on Low for 8 to 10 hours or on High for 4 to 5 hours.

  • Discard bay leaf. Serve the sauce over hot cooked pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan. If desired, garnish with herb sprigs.

Nutrition Facts

188 calories; 2 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 2 mg cholesterol; 401 mg sodium. 35 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 10 g sugar; 9 g protein;