Servings: 4

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 9

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 240 Minutes

Ready In: 255 Minutes


  • 1 lb 90% lean grond beef (omit if making sauce for a gift)
  • 2 (28 oz) cans crushed tomatoes
  • 3 fresh bay leaves
  • 1 T crushed garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion (approx 1 cup)
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper
  • 1/4 c roasted red pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 T sundried tomatoes, chopped


  1. Turn slow cooker on 250 degrees.I rough chopped my onion because I was trying to see how fast I could get all the ingredients in the slow cooker
  2. Chop them small if you prefer
  3. Cook onion and ground beef in a skillet on medium high heat until no longer pink
  4. I didn't have to drain any fat off since my meat was lean.While onions and beef are cooking, add remaining ingredients to slow cooker - tomatoes, garlic, oregano, bay leaves, sundried tomatoes, salt, pepper, red pepper, and roasted red pepper.Add beef and onions and stir
  5. Place lid on and allow to cook on 200-250 degrees for 4 hours.Remove bay leaves and use in recipe of your choice

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