Slow Cooker Frozen Meatballs

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These slow cooker frozen meatballs are quick and easy to prepare while at work or throughout the day at home, making a simple and delicious hot meal for the whole family.

Love using your slow cooker? Try our Slow Cooker Macaroni Hamburger Soup Recipe or Rich & Creamy Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

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How to Make Slow Cooker Frozen Meatballs

To get started, place the frozen meatballs in the bottom of your slow cooker.

frozen meatballs

Now pour a jar of your favourite pasta sauce over top of them, being sure to cover them completely.

Add in a tablespoon of minced garlic and 1/2 cup chopped white onion and give everything a stir to make sure it’s all mixed in thoroughly.

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Crock-Pot – 6 Quart

Hamilton Beach – 7 Quart

Cuisinart All-in-one – 7 Quart

Now it’s time to cook. Set the slow cooker to low and cook for 6-8 hours or 4-5 hours on high.

When done, remove and serve over rice.

Happy Cooking!

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Slow Cooker Frozen Meatballs

Simple slow cooker meatballs in spaghetti sauce cooked throughout the day in the slow cooker.
4.50 from 6 votes
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
8 hours
Main Course
Slow Cooker
Fast & Slow Cooking


  • 20-30 frozen meatballs small size
  • 1/2 cup white onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce your favourite


  • Place frozen meatballs in the bottom of the slow cooker and pour over the jar of spaghetti sauce, covering completely.
  • Mix in 1 tablespoon of minced garlic and 1/2 cup of chopped white onions.
  • Set the slow cooker for low heat and cook for 6-8 hours (or high heat for 4-5 hours).
  • Remove and serve over rice.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 236kcal, Carbohydrates: 12g, Protein: 14g, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 50mg, Sodium: 931mg, Potassium: 801mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 8g, Vitamin A: 742IU, Vitamin C: 14mg, Calcium: 40mg, Iron: 2mg

All calories and info are based on a third party calculator and are only an estimate. Actual nutritional info will vary with brands used, your measuring methods, portion sizes and more.

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minced garlic 1 tbsp

white onion 1/2 ciup chopped

spaghetti sauce

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  1. Nikki says

    5 stars
    I love this recipe! I added more meatballs, so I also added a can of tomatoes that I slightly blended. I added lots of seasonings too. The meatballs turned out great! I cooked bow tie pasta and added it in the crockpot, instead of rice. Love, love!

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