Easy Sweet and Spicy Meatballs

Easy Sweet and Spicy Meatballs

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"I had these at a graduation party and they were wonderful. I was shocked when they told me the ingredients. I've made them ever since and they always go like hot cakes! Either hand roll meatballs using your favorite meatball recipe or purchase frozen prepared meatballs. If you use frozen, allow for more simmering time."
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4 h 5 m servings 383 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 383 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 10.8 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 56.2g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 14.1 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 708 mg
  • 28%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Pour taco sauce and grape jelly into slow cooker; whisk to integrate jelly into sauce.
  2. Gently drop meatballs into the sauce.
  3. Cook on Low until sauce is warm and meatballs are tender and flavorful, about 4 hours.


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This is one of my favorite recipes to make for family gatherings (potlucks, reunions, holidays). I like to add one large sliced onion and a teaspoon or so of chili powder for a little kick. I us...

This is a great recipe, but I took it one step further. Instead of the Taco sauce, I used thick salsa & BBQ sauce with the grape Jelly.....totally awesome. Just a little bit of the Salsa goes a ...

I make this but use Chili sauce and grape jelly. Good stuff! Can't beat it for a gathering, make a crock pot full of them!

used blackberry jam, chunky hot salsa, teryaki sauce, green onions...awesome!

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