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Place peeled and quartered potatoes into the bottom of crock pot. Mix the ground beef, instant rice, onion, seasoned salt, pepper, and garlic together. Shape into balls about 2 inches around. Put the meatball on top of potatoes.
Cut the cabbage in half and then cut each half into wedges, place over the meatballs. Mix the 2 cans of tomato soup with 1 cup water and pour over the ingredients in the crockpot. Cook on low for 7 to 8 hours, or high for 2 hours, changing to low for 4 hours, or until potatoes are soft.
By Dorothy from New Creek, WV
Easy and delicious.
Mix two can of cream of mushroom soup with 1 can of water. Put meatballs (28 or so) in crock pot and pour soup mixture over them. Add salt, pepper, and minced onions. Cook on high for about 4 hours or low for about 8 hours. Serve them over rice or noodles or mashed potatoes. So very good. We love them.
I always make more than we need for one meal, then we can have the leftovers the next night for supper!
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4 to 8 Hours Cooking Time
Place meatballs in crock pot. Stir together chili sauce and cranberry sauce (a whisk works best for this). Pour sauce over meatballs and stir. Cook on low heat for 2-3 hours or until meatballs are thawed and hot.
Source: I saw this in a magazine and later discovered that the recipe is printed on the Ocean Spray cranberry sauce can, as well as the Heinz chili sauce bottle.
By Jean from Raymond, MS
Source: CDKitchen's recipe
By Connie from Cotter, AR
The frozen pre-cooked meatballs can be added frozen. I like making my own meatballs the day before I need them. I recommend using a good chilli sauce and I use Ocean Spray cranberry jellied sauce.
Add all of the ingredients to a 3 quart crock pot. Give it a stir, and cook on low for 5 - 6 hrs. or high for 3 - 4 hrs.
By Linda from Brooklyn Park, MD
Put one 18 oz. bottle of B.B.Q. sauce and one quart of tomato juice (or stewed tomatoes) over cooked meatballs in crock pot.
Quick, Easy and Delicious recipe. My teenage son even loves this. I make this in a crock pot.
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Does anyone have a quick recipe for meatballs in a crockpot? In essence of saving time, I am going to buy the frozen ones and cook in some type of sauce. Any sauce suggestions? Thanks.
By Monica from Pingree Grove, IL
I use Momma Rosa's frozen meatballs. Place in large pot with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and then drain in colander to remove all water and fat. I recommend this no matter what gravy or sauce you use. Place meatballs in Crockpot. Mix approximate equal parts Heinz Chili Sauce with Grape Jelly and mix well. Pour sauce over meatballs. Cook on low 2-3 hours.
3 (12 oz) bottles Heinz Chili Sauce
1 (32 oz) jar grape jelly
5 lb bag frozen cocktail meatballs (or more)
We put about 5 lbs. of already cooked frozen Italian Style meatballs in a 6 quart crockpot, then added one 28 ounce jar of honey hickory bbq sauce with about 14 ounces of water, and let simmer for a few hours. Yummy! Any leftovers can be frozen in plastic containers with the sauce.
At a party I went to, they had meatballs that had chili sauce and grape jelly. Does anyone know how much sauce and jelly you would need per large bag of frozen meatballs? Thank you!
By Mary C.
I make a very similar recipe. For 2 pounds of meat I used a 15 oz can of whole cranberry sauce and 16 oz of tomato sauce. Substitute similar sizes of grape jelly and chili sauce.
Depending on the size of the bag of meatballs, use a medium to large jar of grape jelly and one to two bottles of chili sauce. I have also used marmalade in place of the grape jelly, but that is an acquired taste for some.
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Place frozen meatballs in crockpot. Mix the soups and gravy and pour over meatballs. Cover and cook on low for about 6-8 hours. Serve with rice or potatoes. Also excellent as an appetizer.
By Las Vegas Angel