Slow Cooker Italian Meat Gravy
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  • 3 Cans of Tomato Puree (28 oz cans)
  • 1 (5-6) oz Can of Tomato Paste + 1 Can of Water (Use Tomato Paste Can)
  • 1 Teaspoon Each of the following:
  • Garlic Powder, Dried Oregano, Dried Basil, Dried Parsley, Dried Thyme, Fresh Cracked Black Pepper & Salt
  • Up to 2.5 Tablespoons of Granulated Splenda (More or less depending on your taste)**
  • 2 Pounds of Ground Turkey Breast, Browned in Pan and Drained & Minced
  • 1 Each Finely Chopped: White Onion, Green Pepper & 2 Garlic Cloves (Browned)
  • Vegetable Cooking Spray
  • Garnish with Chopped Tomatoes & Fresh Herbs, Optional
  1. Spray your slow cooker with vegetable cooking spray.
  2. Combine the tomato purees, paste, dried seasonings, and Splenda into slow cooker and stir to combine.
  3. In a large saute pan that has been sprayed with vegetable cooking spray, brown ground turkey breast along with onion, green pepper and garlic.
  4. Drain well. Mince meat and vegetables in a food processor and put into slow cooker with the tomato mixture.
  5. Put lid on slow cooker and turn on low for 6 hours. Garnish with Chopped Tomatoes & Fresh Herbs, Optional
  6. This entire mixture is 0 Blue SmartPoints and 0 Purple SmartPoints. If you follow the Green Plan, a 1 Cup Serving is 2 SmartPoints.  Enjoy!
Recipe by Dee Dee Does at