Place turkey bacon in a medium nonstick skillet over medium to medium-high heat. Cook 5 minutes, until lightly browned.Advertisement
Combine turkey bacon, shallots, celery, carrots, garlic, crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, red wine, black pepper and salt in slow cooker. Crumble in ground beef and gently stir together.
Cover and cook on HIGH for 5 1/2 hours.
Just before serving, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta per package directions for al dente. Drain and transfer to a serving bowl. Stir heavy cream and 3 tbsp of the Parmesan into sauce in slow cooker. Place half the sauce (3 cups) in a resealable container, cool and freeze for another meal. Spoon remaining 3 cups sauce over pasta. Sprinkle with remaining 3 tbsp Parmesan.
For easy cleanup:
Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.