4+ slow cooker meatball recipes

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Spaghetti and meatballs are a classic dinner choice, but let’s just take out the spaghetti from the equation for a minute and talk about meatballs. That’s right, you can have meatballs without spaghetti. 


There are tons of recipes out there for delicious meatballs that you can make sans noodles. We have compiled a list of some of our favorites. Take a look and then share with a friend.
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Slow Cooker Italian meatballs
I didn’t grow up with an Italian grandmother, but when I was in college, I dated a boy who had one. She was four feet something and barely spoke English, but wow, could that lady cook some amazing Italian food. When the family’s church put together a cookbook to raise funds, they asked Nana for some of her recipes, but they were nearly impossible to translate. “Itsa my hand,” she would say, shrugging, when asked how much flour or Parmesan cheese should be added to a dish. The recipe below is as close as I’ve been able to get to Nana’s special meatballs. Get the recipe here.
Slow Cooker honey buffalo meatballs
Frozen meatballs make a perfect easy meal that’s delicious, satisfying, appealing to just about everyone. By cooking them in a slow cooker with all the same flavorful ingredients you’d use to season red hot Buffalo wings, they become bonafide party food that’s still easy enough for a regular weeknight. To find out how, check out the recipe below. Get the recipe here.
Slow Cooker pineapple teriyaki meatballs
Teriyaki sauce makes a great marinade or basting sauce for grilled fish or chicken, but it this flavorful mix can do so much more. In the recipe below, it serves as a slow cooker cooking sauce that turns into a glaze for meatballs. The pineapple gives it a distinctively tropical appeal. Get the recipe here.
Slow Cooker Swedish meatballs
This dish is so easy to make. Just mix the meat and add-ins, form the balls, and then put them into the slow cooker with some broth and seasonings before you head out for the day. When you get home, stir together some sour cream, flour, and pepper and let it cook for another 30 minutes. All done! Get the recipe here.
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