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 flavor of the sauce, and finishing everything off with a sprinkling of sesame seeds and green onions makes this dish a true masterpiece.
Recipes for teriyaki sauce in the slow cooker typically call for cooking the sauce first, and then pouring it over the meatballs. We didn't want to do that to you. One of the best parts of a slow cooker, after all, is being able to toss everything in and walk away. This recipe lets you do just that.
Pro tip: To make this recipe even healthier, prepare your own meatballs from scratch first and leave them in the freezer. This can also be a great way to swap out the beef meatballs for turkey or chicken!
Note: All slow cookers are a little bit different in temperature and calibration. This recipe was tested in Cooktop Cove's Test Kitchen using this slow cooker, which is available for purchase here.
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