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Slow Cooker Meatballs and Tomato Sauce

Meatballs and marinara sauce made in your slow cooker. Perfectly textured meatballs even after hours in the slow cooker.
Slow Cooker Meatballs and Tomato Sauce

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Servings: 6
Total Time: Active: 30 minutes, Inactive: 4 hours
Recipe by: Rae


2 oz Parmesan cheese, shredded
2 eggs
3/4 tsp granulated garlic
1/2 tsp kosher salt
2 TBSP sour cream
1/4 tsp granulated onion
1 tsp parsley
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 lb lean ground beef
1/2 lb ground pork
2 TBSP olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups yellow onion, small dice
1/2 tsp basil
1/2 tsp oregano
1 tsp parsley
1 tsp Kosher salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
28 oz can tomato puree
14 oz water


1. Put all the ingredients for the meatballs in a bowl and mix together with your hands or a potato masher.

2. Form 40 2-inch meatballs and place in to pie plates.

3. Microwave each pie plate of meatballs for about 4 minutes.

4. In the slow cooker combine all the sauce ingredients and stir together.

5. Add the meatballs, one by one and discard the drippings on the plate.

6. Cover and cook in the slow cooker on low for 4 hours.

7. Serve over pasta or as an appetizer with tooth picks.

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