Friday, January 21, 2011

Slow Cooker Meatballs

I got a new Crock Pot for Christmas and I have been putting it to good use. Thanks to my good friend over at 365 Days Of Slow Cooking, I have tried some fabulous new recipes and here is one of them:

Slow Cooker Meatballs
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 egg
  • 28 oz can of spaghetti sauce
  • Mozzarella
Mix meat, oats, egg, 1/4 cup spaghetti sauce, onion, chili powder, and salt. Form into meatballs. Place into bottom of slow cooker. Cook on low for 4-6 hours. When ready to eat, drain grease and pour the rest of spaghetti sauce over meatballs and warm. Sprinkle mozzarella over the top. I like mine over pasta, and Eric likes a meatball we had both.

* I used ground turkey instead of beef. It was still very good, but the meatballs didn't hold together as well and some fell apart. Beef would be best for this recipe.



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