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Crockpot Italian Meatballs

Amanda Cooks & Styles
Homemade Italian meatballs are the perfect easy weeknight meal cooked low and slow in your slow cooker. Serve on a bed of warm spaghetti or on toasty buns for a delicious meatball sandwich.
Cook Time 7 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 people


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup onion finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced (about 1.5 tsp)
  • 1 tsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes


  • For the Meatballs: Add all ingredients, except for the tomato sauce and diced tomatoes, to a large bowl and mix well to combine.
  • Form into medium sized meatballs and place into the bottom of your crockpot. Evenly pour tomato sauce on top of the meatballs, followed by the diced tomatoes.
  • Turn crockpot on low and cook for 7 hours.
  • When done, serve meatballs over a bed of spaghetti or on a hot roll for a meatball sub sandwich.
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