This Slow Cooker Skinny Spaghetti recipe is an easy way to prepare family-favorite spaghetti and have it ready and waiting for you at the end of a long day. This healthy spaghetti recipe is just as hearty and delicious as traditional recipes, but it has fewer calories and less saturated fat. Our slow cooker spaghetti recipe is a great option for entertaining, too, or when you need to whip up a simple meal for a large group. We love taking it to office and holiday potlucks!
Serving Size: 1 cup | Calories: 219 | Total Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 0 | Cholesterol: 7 g | Sodium: 407 | Carbohydrates: 36 g | Dietary Fiber: 6 | Sugars: 6 g | Protein: 12 g | SmartPoints: 7 |
- 1 pound lean ground turkey, (optional ground beef)
- 8 ounces whole wheat spaghetti, broken into pieces
- 1 (25 ounce) jar basil marinara
- 1/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
Cook ground turkey in a skillet over medium heat, breaking it up with a fork as it cooks.
Cook just until it loses its pink color. Drain off any fat. Add cooked turkey to the slow cooker.
Add broken spaghetti and marinara. Stir to combine all ingredients, ensuring spaghetti is coated with marinara. Cover and cook on low 2-3 hours or until spaghetti is al dente.
Serve on a platter and sprinkle with parmesan.
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