Prepare the pasta sauce the night before and place it in the refrigerator. Start the crockpot before you leave for work and come home to an almost-ready dinner! This sauce freezes well too!
For 12 Serving(s)
In a large skilled, cook the ground beef, onion and green peper until meat is no loner pink; drain.
Transfer to a 5-quart slow cooker. Add tomatoes, and using a hand-held blender, puree the mixture to mash any chunks of meat or tomato.
Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, broth, olives, parsley, oregano, Italian seasoning, garlic, salt and pepper.
Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
Serve with your favourite pasta.
Makes 3 quarts or 2.8 litres.