Slow Cooker Cheese Stuffed Meatballs and Sauce

Slow Cooker Cheese Stuffed Meatballs And Sauce Recipe

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Susan Cutler


Stuffed meatballs and pasta..who can deny this meal..

Put together for cooking in a slow cooker..can't get much easier!

★★★★★ 1 vote
30 Min
5 Hr


1 lb
ground beef
1 lb
ground pork
4 Tbsp
fresh parmesan cheese, grated
1- 1 1/2 c
bread crumbs
3 large
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
freshly ground pepper
2 clove
garlic, finely minced
1 Tbsp
fresh basil, finely chopped
1/4 c
fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 tsp
dried oregano
4 oz
fresh mozzarella, divided into 12 pieces
3 Tbsp
olive oil
2 jar(s)
your favorite red sauce
2 lb
spaghetti, cooked al dente

How to Make Slow Cooker Cheese Stuffed Meatballs and Sauce


  • 1In a large mixing bowl combine ground beef, ground pork, parmesan, eggs, salt, pepper, garlic, basil, parsley and dried oregano. Add bread crumbs 1/2 cup at a time until mixture is not to wet and can be formed into balls easily.

    Form mixture into 12 balls using your thumb to press a hole in the center. Insert a piece of the fresh mozzarella into the hole and close the hole by pushing the meatball mixture around it to secure the mozzarella inside each ball.
  • 2Heat a large saute pan over medium heat and drizzle olive oil into it.

    Add meatballs and cook until lightly browned. Don't overcook. (4-5 minutes) on low to medium heat.

    Using a slotted spoon, transfer meatballs into a slow cooker.
  • 3Pour red sauce over the meatballs and cook on LOW for approximately 5 hours.

    Serve the stuffed meatballs and sauce over spaghetti.
  • 4Serve with a green salad and French Bread.

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About Slow Cooker Cheese Stuffed Meatballs and Sauce

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy