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Slow cooker spicy Tuscan ragu combines two kinds of tomatoes, Italian sausage and seasonings for a delicious and easy pasta sauce.

Slow Cooker Spicy Tuscan Ragu

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 10
Author Micha @ Cookin' Mimi

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 pounds Sweet Italian Sausage , casings removed if needed
  • 3/4 pounds hot Italian sausage , casings removed if needed
  • 1 red onion , diced
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 28 ounce can whole Italian tomatoes , chopped
  • Salt
  • 1 cup heavy cream

For serving:

  • Hot cooked pasta

Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil over medium heat
  2. Cook the sausage, crumbling to break, until browned
  3. Add the onion and garlic and cook until the onion is translucent and tender
  4. Place in the slow cooker and add the tomatoes and salt
  5. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours
  6. Add in the cream and taste for seasoning
  7. Cook for one hour longer
  8. Serves over hot cooked pasta