Recipes

Crockpot Meatballs

Tender juicy meatballs in a simple tomato sauce that just takes a few minutes to prepare and is full of flavor! My family loves Meatballs! The sauce is bursting with flavor, and once cooked in the slow cooker, these meatballs become so tender you’d think they were going to fall apart. The fresh basil and parsley add an herby touch, while garlic and onion powder round out the flavor of this bold sauce. Serve on pasta or with your favorite side dish and you’ll be sure to bring this meal to the table time after time.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 Hours
Total Time: 3 Hours 10 minutes

Ingredients:

Meatballs:

  • 1 ½ pounds lean ground beef
  • ⅓ cup Italian bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup onion finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup parsley fresh, chopped
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese

Sauce:

  • 24 ounces pasta sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 28 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 14 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning

 

Instructions:

  1. Cooking spray should be used to coat the slow cooker.
  2. In a mixing dish, combine all of the meatball ingredients. Form 24 meatballs using a tablespoon. In the slow cooker’s bottom, place uncooked meatballs.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine all of the sauce ingredients. Cook for 3-4 hours on high with the meatballs.
  4. Serve on top of spaghetti.

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