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Slow Cooked Meatballs

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Slow Cooked Meatballs

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef, dairy free, pasta, Slow Cooked Meatballs, slow cooker
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 457kcal


  • 1 pound beef, ground, 95% lean
  • 1 cup bread crumbs, plain
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley, fresh
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 3/4 medium onion
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 1/2 cup spaghetti or marinara sauce
  • 1 3/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 14 1/2 ounce crushed tomatoes, canned
  • 8 ounce Spaghetti
  • 2 cup green beans


  • Mix beef, bread crumbs, chopped parsley, minced garlic, chopped onion and egg in a large glass bowl.  Shape into meatballs the size of a golf ball.
  • Mix the sauces and tomatoes in the crockpot; add meatballs; cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions before meatballs have finished cooking.   Meanwhile, snap the ends off the green beans.  Steam until crisp tender.
  • Serve meatballs over pasta and green beans on the side.
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Calories: 457kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 1317mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 17g

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