Back in the day, the idea of effortless cooking was as enchanting as fairy tales, but now, with the magic of slow cookers, we bring that enchantment to life every day. Meatballs hold a cherished spot in Midwest dining, essential for Sunday dinners, potlucks, and family gatherings, much like a trusty casserole or granddad’s plaid shirt. Our Easy Slow Cooker Meatballs recipe marries beloved tradition with modern convenience, perfect for anyone longing to bring a taste of the past to their table without spending hours in the kitchen.
These succulent meatballs pair wonderfully with creamy mashed potatoes, buttered egg noodles, or spaghetti, all of which beautifully absorb the sauce. Add a side of green beans almondine or corn on the cob for a splash of color and crunch.
Easy Slow Cooker Meatballs Recipe
2 pounds ground beef
1 cup breadcrumbs
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup milk
2 large eggs
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 jar (24 ounces) favorite marinara sauce
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
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