Easy Slow Cooker Meatballs

Easy Slow Cooker Meatballs

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"This is an easy recipe that can be prepared in a slow cooker for a great hot meal at the end of the day. Serve with hot cooked spaghetti noodles."
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Ingredients

8 h 20 m servings 179 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 179 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.2g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 10.6 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 38 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 503 mg
  • 20%

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. In a bowl, mix the ground beef, bread crumbs, parsley, garlic, onion, and egg. Shape the mixture into 16 meatballs.
  2. In a slow cooker, mix the spaghetti sauce, crushed tomatoes, and tomato puree. Place the meatballs into the sauce mixture. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Most helpful positive review

Incredible recipe! I will never make meatballs any other way! I actually made the meat balls (added parmesan, basil and garlic powder, less breadcrumb) a couple of days ago and froze them. Th...

Most helpful critical review

The meatballs were great; but, the sauce was VERY bland. Before adding the meatballs to the slow cooker I baked them on 350° in the oven for 15 minutes. This helped them retain there shape and...

Incredible recipe! I will never make meatballs any other way! I actually made the meat balls (added parmesan, basil and garlic powder, less breadcrumb) a couple of days ago and froze them. Th...

Great idea but having experience with meatballs helps: There are WAY too many bread crumbs in this recipe! The meatball recipe I use is one pound of meatloaf mix (pork/veal/beef ground and pac...

The meatballs were great; but, the sauce was VERY bland. Before adding the meatballs to the slow cooker I baked them on 350° in the oven for 15 minutes. This helped them retain there shape and...

Great recipe! I had to make a few changes- I had 2 lbs. meat thawed out, so I used all of it. I used 1 cup bread crumbs (Italian). 1 1/2 T. dried parsley, & sauteed the onion before adding. I al...

These meatballs are easy and awesome! I prefer smaller meatballs, so this recipe yeilds about 30 for me. I also like to place them on a cookie sheet and brown them in the oven for 15 minutes a...

I have not posted in a LONG time but I am happy to see that my recipe is bringing good things to the table for most of the cooks! One thing to note-this is more or less a Basic recipe that can b...

The meatballs ended up tasting great! They had a good texture and flavor. The only thing I would consider doing differently is baking them for a 20 minutes to keep the sauce from getting so gr...

So easy and so delicious! Plus it's a great way to beat the summer heat on nights when it's just too hot to grill. The recipe for the meatballs is very good and while I was skeptical about doing...

My very picky family loved the meatballs! I took the leftovers to work and my coworkers loved it! A very good recipe. I cooked the meatballs the night before in the oven at 350 for about 20 m...