Doctored up crockpot meatballs (and pasta)

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Kialono .....

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@Kialono

As a really busy working mom, I'm always looking for ways to feed the kids something different, easy and delicious. The crockpot is so useful on busy nights. This dish is so flavorful and a twist on ordinary store-bought meatballs.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6 or more
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
6 Hr

Ingredients

  • 1 bag(s)
    25.6 oz frozen italian style meatballs, preferred brand is mama lucia
  • 2 jar(s)
    your favorite spaghetti sauce
  • 1
    orange pepper, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, crushed and chopped
  • 2
    shallots, chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    petite diced cut tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/8 c
    dry red wine, do not use sweet
  • ·
    your favorite pasta, cooked and drained
  • ·
    parmesan cheese, if desired
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter

How to Make Doctored up crockpot meatballs (and pasta)

Step-by-Step

  1. In a saucepan, over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the pepper and shallots, salt and pepper to taste. Sautee about 7 minutes, until the vegis are translucent. Add the garlic and sautee for another 2 minutes, until garlic is fragrant.
  2. In a greased crockpot, add the frozen meatballs, pour the jarred sauce over top. Add the undrained, canned tomatoes, the wine and the sauteed vegis. Stir. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
  3. Serve over your favorite pasta, top with parmesan cheese.

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About Doctored up crockpot meatballs (and pasta)

Course/Dish: Beef Pasta



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