homemade crockpot spaghetti sauce

January 4th Is National Spaghetti Day! Celebrate with Homemade Spaghetti and Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce!

Today is National Spaghetti Day, but really, do we need a holiday for excuse to cozy up to a bowl?   To honor the holiday, try our favorite spaghetti recipe.  The spaghetti sauce recipe was given to me by DJ’s Italian grandma and best of all, it cooks up in the crockpot! If you’re feeling adventurous, follow our foolproof homemade pasta recipe for the best bowl of spaghetti you have ever had.  

This spaghetti was the first thing that DJ made me when we started dating, and I knew after the first bite I was in love.  If you’re looking for an easy (and cheap) dinner idea, this easy crockpot spaghetti sauce is perfect.  Whether it’s for an easy week night dinner, a fancy dinner party or just to celebrate National Spaghetti Day, this sauce is sure to impress.

homemade crockpot spaghetti sauce
Spaghetti & Meatballs –
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Not really feeling spaghetti, but still want to celebrate the holiday?  Try this easy 30-Minute Lasagna Roll-Up Recipe that uses the same delicious Crockpot Spaghetti Sauce Recipe and is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters!  My favorite part of this recipe is that it’s loaded with spinach, and your kids won’t have the slightest clue it’s in there!  

easy lasagna recipe 30 minute lasagan
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We love Italian food.  Maybe it’s because D.J. grew up on it and shared his family recipes that are absolutely mouthwateringly delicious, or maybe it’s because Italian food is my favorite.  I’m not sure why, but I know that it’s some of the best stuff in the world, and this National Spaghetti Day, we will be celebrating with a big, heaping bowl of hearty homemade spaghetti with Grandma’s Spaghetti Sauce!  

Here are some of our other favorite pasta recipes!

Easy 20-Minute Pasta with Bacon and Peas – Kid Friendly!
Pasta with Hot Chile Pepper Pesto, Zucchini and White Beans  – Vegetarian!
Pizza Pasta Salad – Kid-Friendly!
Eggplant Parmesan – Kid Friendly and Vegetarian!

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