Slow Cooker Spaghetti and Meatballs
 
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You will never make Spaghetti and Meatballs any other way again! Just set it forget it in the slow cooker!
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Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 2 28 oz cans of crushed tomatoes
  • 1 lb 80/20 ground beef
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup breadcrumbs
  • 5 cloves of garlic, pressed or minced (2 for the sauce, 3 for the meatballs)
  • 2 Tbsp dried basil (1 for the sauce, 1 for the meatballs)
  • 2 Tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper (1/4 tsp for the sauce, 1/4 tsp for the meatballs)
  • 1 egg
Instructions
  1. Combine crushed tomatoes, 2 minced cloves of garlic, 1 Tbsp of basil and 1/4 tsp of black pepper in the slow cooker. Stir.
  2. In a bowl, combine everything else.
  3. Using your hands, mix the meat with the ingredients.
  4. Form into golf-ball sized balls.
  5. Add the meatballs to the slow cooker and gently submerge in the sauce.
  6. Cook on high for 4 hours, medium for 6 hours or low for 8 hours.
  7. Serve over pasta.
Recipe by Lauren Greutman at https://www.laurengreutman.com/slow-cooker-spaghetti-and-meatballs/