Try out these 10+ fantastic meatball recipes for your slow cooker

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It’s no secret that meatballs are one of the most fantastic foods made in a slow cooker. A classic Italian meatball feast is the perfect centerpiece on any dinner table. But to be a huge success, a meatball dinner doesn't have to be as traditional as we think.
Whether they’re served over creamy mashed potatoes, paired with fluffy white rice or made to fill an out-of-this-world meatball hero—these five amazing meatball recipes for your slow cooker are sure to knock the whole family off of their feet!
1. Teriyaki meatballs
Teriyaki sauce. It's sticky, it's sweet, it's tangy. It's everything you need in a sauce. Pouring it over meatballs and letting it all slowly cook together really "beefs" up the sauce's flavor, and finishing everything off with a sprinkling of sesame seeds and green onions makes this dish a true masterpiece. Get the recipe here.
2. Honey buffalo meatballs
There are some nights we wish for just any excuse to eat buffalo wings for dinner! With this recipe, you can harness everything you love about spicy buffalo wings within the heartiness of a perfectly-cooked meatball. It's a yummy dinner dish served over rice or a mouth-watering snack served with a cool blue cheese dip. These tender morsels are built to impress. Get the full recipe here.
3. Swedish meatball soup
Swedish meatballs are a delicious indulgence, usually reserved for parties and special occasions. This recipe takes all that flavor — meaty meatballs, luscious cream and heady spices — and transforms it into an easy-to-make slow cooker soup. By using frozen meatballs and a slow cooker, you'll soon discover that it’s nearly effortless to make. Get the full recipe here.
4. Buffalo ranch turkey meatballs
Slow cooker buffalo ranch turkey meatballs give you all the flavor of hot buffalo wings without the added fat or the need to deep fry. And they're also great when you're entertaining and need a way to keep the appetizers warm while you're greeting guests at the door. In this recipe, you get all that goodness as well as the cooling flavor of ranch dressing baked right in. Get the recipe here.
5. Spaghetti and meatballs
Spaghetti and meatballs is a classic dish that's both tasty and filling. If you don't like spending too much time in the kitchen, or you already have a whole plethora of things on your to-do list, this easy slow cooker spaghetti recipe is perfect for you. Get the recipe here.
6. Cheeseburger meatball sliders
Everyone loves burgers. There's something about making them small enough to fit in just one hand that makes them even more irresistible. Now imagine if you took those small sliders and subbed out the burger for a meatball or two, then gave them the royal treatment by smothering them in marinara sauce and cheese. It's definitely hard to resist. Get the recipe here.
7. Sweet and sour meatballs
Looking for an easy but delicious dinner idea? Look no further! These slow cooker sweet-and-sour meatballs are sweet and tangy. They have the usual flavors you would expect from a Chinese restaurant, but no food coloring! Get the recipe here.
8. Spicy BBQ meatballs
Keep some meatballs on hand in your freezer, and you'll have a weekday meal that requires zero effort any time you need one. You can easily toss frozen meatballs into the slow cooker, and their texture is perfect when they come out hours later. From there, you can add just about any sauce you want, but this spicy barbecue sauce is a constant favorite! Get the recipe here.
9. Jelly meatballs
This slow cooker meatball recipe calls for BBQ sauce and grape jelly. Grape jelly? Yep! It's the easiest sweet-and-sour meatball dish you will ever make! Get the recipe here.
10. Hawaiian meatballs
Slow Cooker Hawaiian Meatballs are a delightful combination of sweet and tangy flavors, making this dish a crowd pleaser for any occasion. Inspired by the tropical flavors of Hawaii, this recipe brings together succulent meatballs, cooked to perfection in a slow cooker, smothered in a delicious pineapple and soy-based sauce. Get the full recipe here.
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