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Slow Cooker Meatballs. Tender, moist homemade meatballs made with ground beef, sausage, parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, and spices. Slow cooking the meatballs make the most melt-in-your-mouth meatball! www.modernhoney.com #meatball #meatballs #italian #italianfood #pasta

Slow Cooker Meatballs

Slow Cooker Meatballs. Tender, moist homemade meatballs made with ground beef, sausage, parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, and spices. Slow cooking the meatballs make the most melt-in-your-mouth meatball!

Course Dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword crockpot meatballs, slow cooker meatballs
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Servings 6
Author Modern Honey - www.modernhoney.com

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Ground Beef (suggest 80% lean)
  • 1 lb. Ground Italian Sausage
  • 2 large Eggs
  • 1 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 cup Bread Crumbs (such as panko)
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Basil (chopped)
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian Parsley (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil (for cooking)

Homemade Marinara Sauce Recipe: https://www.modernhoney.com/classic-italian-tomato-sauce/

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, stir together ground beef, ground sausage, eggs, parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, basil, parsley, oregano, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Use clean hands and mix all together until thoroughly combined. Roll into balls.

  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add meatballs and brown for 3-5 minutes per side. Once the meatballs are browned, add to the slow cooker. Repeat with remaining meatballs.

  3. Follow the marinara sauce recipe -- https://www.modernhoney.com/classic-italian-tomato-sauce/

  4. Pour marinara sauce all over the meatballs. Cook on low for 5 hours or on high for 3 hours, or until fully cooked. Serve with fresh pasta or on sandwiches.