Spaghetti and meatballs plus meatball soup all in one easy recipe

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Can’t decide between pasta or soup for dinner? You don’t have to! This easy recipe combines the best of both — and you can cook it in the slow cooker so it’s practically hands-off, too. To make this dish, you'll combine flavorful Italian-style meatballs with marinara sauce and pasta, and cook them in a slow cooker. The best part is that you’ll come home at the end of the day to a delicious meal.
With a loaf of garlic bread and a green salad, this is a fully satisfying dish. Kids of all ages will love it, but the adults will, too. It's one of those incredible dishes that makes everyone happy.
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Slow Cooker Spaghetti and Meatball Soup
6
5 minutes
9 hours
9 hours and 5 minutes
2 1-pound bags Italian-style meatballs
4 cups beef broth
1 24-ounce jar marinara sauce
3 cups water
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
8 ounces uncooked spaghetti, broken into pieces
Parmesan cheese, for serving -- optional
In the slow cooker, combine the meatballs, broth, sauce, water and Italian seasoning. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
Add the pasta, cover again, and cook on high for 20 to 30 minutes until the pasta is tender.
Serve hot, garnished with additional Parmesan cheese if desired.
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