Slow Simmered Spaghetti and Meatballs


1 (26 ounce) jar of red spaghetti sauce
1 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 large onion, for 1 c chopped
1 TB minced garlic
1 1⁄2 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
24 frozen meatballs, about 3/4 pound
12 ounces spaghetti
parmesan cheese
olive oil


Pour spaghetti sauce and tomatoes with juice into a slow cooker.
Add chopped onion, garlic, and Italian seasonings; mix well.
Add still-frozen meatballs; stirring to mix well. Make sure meatballs are covered with sauce.
Cover the slow cooker, turn to LOW heat; cook 7-8 hours, or HIGH for 2 - 4 hours.
Just before serving, cook spaghetti according to package directions. (This can be done ahead of time, noodles drained and tossed w/ olive oil, and refrigerated. Reheat noodles in the microwave before serving.).
Serve sauce and meatballs over spaghetti. Top with Parmesan.