Stephanie's Freezer Spaghetti Sauce


This freezer tomato sauce is a great sauce to stock the freezer with when you have a surplus of tomatoes from your garden! Grab your tomatoes and crockpot and you're set. Beef lovers can add in a half pound of ground chuck for a meatier sauce.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 35 mins
3 quarts


  • 4 onions, chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • ½ cup vegetable oil

  • 16 cups chopped tomatoes

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup chopped parsley

  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano

  • 2 tablespoons dried basil

  • 2 tablespoons salt

  • ¾ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste


  1. Sauté together onion, garlic, green pepper, and oil in a slow cooker. Cook until onion is transparent.

  2. Add tomatoes, sugar, parsley, oregano, basil, salt, and black pepper. Cook on Low for 2 to 3 hours. Stir frequently.

  3. Let sauce cool. Pour sauce into quart-size freezer containers. Store in freezer.

  4. Defrost the sauce in the refrigerator overnight or in the microwave. Transfer sauce to a saucepan over medium heat and stir in one 6-ounce can tomato paste per quart. Continue to cook, stirring frequently, until heated through.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

66 Calories
4g Fat
8g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 66
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 484mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 18mg 89%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 313mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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