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

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
4 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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; protein 9g 18% DV; carbohydrates 35g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 6g 24% DV; sugars 10g; fat 2g 3% DV; saturated fat 1g 5% DV; cholesterol 2mg 1% DV; sodium 401mg 16% DV.