Crockpot Pasta

I love my pasta as you all know by now.  This is another simple dish that you can’t mess up.

IMG_6034Chop 1 onion and 3 balls of frozen spinach.

IMG_6035Chop about 1/4 cup of fresh parsley.

IMG_5598Add pasta to a pot of boiling water and cook according to package directions.  When done, save 1 cup of the pasta water, drain, rinse with cold water and set aside.

IMG_5868Into a pot add some olive oil and add the onion…

016And the 2 lbs. of ground pork, 1 tablespoon granulate garlic, salt and pepper to taste and brown the meat.

IMG_6037Place the meat into a crock pot along with a green pepper, chopped spinach and 4 cups of your favourite tomato sauce.  Cover and cook on low for 4 – 6 hours.

IMG_6039About 30-40 minutes before serving add 1 small tub of ricotta cheese and about 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese.

IMG_6040And your cooked pasta along with the saved pasta water.  Cook for another 30 minutes.

IMG_6048Serve in bowls.

RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

2 Lbs. Ground Pork

1 Onion, Chopped

1 Tablespoon Granulated Garlic

3 Balls Of Frozen Spinach

4 Cups Tomato Sauce

1 Cup Pasta Water

1 Tub Ricotta Cheese

1 Cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese  or To Taste

PREPARATION

Cook pasta according to package directions, save 1cup pasta water and set aside.

Fry onion in some olive oil.  Add the ground pork and granulated garlic and cook until the meat is browned.  Add the browned meat to the crock pot along with the spinach and tomato sauce.  Cook on low for 4-6 hours.  Half an hour before it is ready add the cheeses, pasta and pasta water.  Cook for 30-40 minutes making sure the cheeses are melted and hot.  Serve.

ENJOY!

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