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Crock Pot Spaghetti

Crock Pot Spaghetti tastes just as good as regular spaghetti but requires way less effort! Simplify your life, and use this quick method to make everyone's favorite meal with minimal fuss.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time4 hours
Total Time4 hours 15 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crock pot spaghetti
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 429kcal
Author: Kasey Schwartz


  • Slow cooker/Crock pot
  • spatula
  • Measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • Wooden spoon


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 ½ jars spaghetti sauce or 6 cups of homemade sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pound uncooked spaghetti noodles


  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the ground beef. Brown and crumble the meat with a spatula or wooden spoon. Drain the fat.
    1 pound lean ground beef
  • Spray the base of a 6-quart crock pot or slow cooker with cooking spray. Add the cooked ground beef, then add in the chicken stock, tomato sauce, basil, oregano, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Stir to combine.
    3 cups chicken stock, 1 ½ jars spaghetti sauce, 1 teaspoon dried basil, 1 teaspoon dried oregano, ½ teaspoon kosher salt, ¼ teaspoon black pepper, ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Add the uncooked spaghetti noodles. Gently stir and press down on the pasta so that the spaghetti is completely covered by the liquid.
    1 pound uncooked spaghetti noodles
  • Place the cover on the crock pot and cook on low for four hours or on high for two hours. Serve hot.


If you wish to make a vegetarian crock pot spaghetti, omit the ground beef.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 421mg | Potassium: 568mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 12IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 3mg