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**Slow Cooker Meatball Sandwich

Slow Cooker Meatball Sandwiches

  • Cooking Time:

    3-4 hours on Low or 1 1/2 - 2 hours on High
  • Servings:

    8

Ingredients

1 egg, lightly beaten
1/3 c bread crumbs, fine dry
2/3 c. onion, finely chopped (2 small)
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. dried oregano, crushed
1/4 tsp. pepper, black, ground
1 1/2 lb. lean ground beef
15 oz. tomato, sauce, canned
1/2 c. pepper, green, sweet, chopped (1 small)
2 T. sugar, brown, packed
1 T. mustard, yellow
1 tsp. chili powder
1/4 tsp garlic salt
1/4 tsp. pepper, black, ground
1/8 tsp. pepper sauce, hot, bottled
8 buns, hoagie, split and toasted
2 c. cheese, mozzarella, shredded (8 oz.)


I’m a little partial with this recipe, as I love meatball sandwiches, so Slow Cooker Meatball Sandwiches is at the top of my list!

 

  1. Stir together egg, bread crumbs, 1/3 cup onion, the salt, oregano, and 1/4 tsp. black pepper in a large bowl. Add ground beef; mix well.
  2. Shape meat mixture into 32 balls.
  3. Arrange meatballs in a single layer in an ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for 25 minutes. Drain off fat.
  4. In a 3-1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker, stir together tomato sauce, the remaining 1/3 cup onion, the sweet pepper, brown sugar, mustard, chili powder, garlic salt, 1/4 tsp. black pepper, and the hot pepper sauce.
  5. Add cooked meatballs, stirring gently to coat with sauce.
  6. Cover. Cook on Low for 3 to 4 hours or on High for 1-1/2 to 2 hours.
  7. Place four meatballs on the bottom of each bun. Top with some of the sauce and a slice of cheese.
  8. Place under broiler for a minute of so to melt cheese and brown.

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Crock Pot Meatball Sandwiches - Nutrition

Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a weekly “Mom Monday” segment on ABC-15 in Phoenix. Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

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These were great! I only had shredded mozzarella so that is what I used. I will be making these again. thanks for posting

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Why don’t you just cook the meatballs in the crockpot? Will the juices make the sauce to runny?Couldn’t you compensate for that my adding some tomato paste?

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The sauce isn’t really what I was looking for in. Meatball hoagie bit would make a killer sloppy Joe sauce.

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Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

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