Crock Pot Italian Meatballs Recipe

The gluten-free slow cooker meatballs are delicate, tasty, and easy to make! When meatball cravings strike, make them an excellent appetiser or main dish! 

For the Meatballs: – 2 lbs ground beef I use 80/20 – 1 large egg – ½ cup gluten-free flour or bread crumbs* – 2 tsp onion powder – 2 tsp garlic powder – 1 tsp sea salt – ¼ tsp black pepper – ½ cup grated parmesan cheese optional Meatball Sauce:** – 1 24-oz. jar quality pasta sauce – 4 cloves garlic minced – 1 28-oz. can crushed tomatoe – ½ cup fresh parsley – ½ cup fresh basil


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Cleaning the slow cooker is easier with a light cooking spray. Stir the meatball ingredients in a bowl until fully mixed. 


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Put 24 meatballs on the slow cooker's bottom.Pour the sauce over the meatballs in the slow cooker after mixing all the ingredients in a big basin. 

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Cook on HIGH for 4-5 hours or LOW for 6-8. Over gluten-free pasta, sprinkle fresh parmesan and parsley on meatballs. 

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Keep leftover meatballs in an airtight container in the fridge for 5 days. Meatballs can be frozen for 3 months. 

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