Slow Cooker Recipes – Buffet Meatballs for the Super Bowl Edition

February 3, 2008 Kyron No Comments

While typically I feature an 8 hour recipe for the harried special needs parent trying to do it all and prepare dinner too – today I’m featuring a slow cooker favorite that takes less time and is a favorite for occasions like today – Super Bowl Sunday! Rachael Ray would be so proud!!

We hope you enjoy as much as our friends and family seem to whenever I make these. This is a great recipe for appetizer type meatballs – they never fail to disappear at any party I bring them to!!crockpot1 Slow Cooker Recipes   Buffet Meatballs for the Super Bowl Edition

Original recipe by Janet Anderson on AllRecipes.com

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup grape juice
  • 1 cup apple jelly
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 8oz can tomato sauce
  • 4 lbs frozen Italian meatballs

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the juice, jelly, ketchup and tomato sauce. Cook and stir over medium heat until jelly is melted; remove from heat.
  • Place meatballs in slow cooker. Pour sauce over top and gently stir to coat. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours or until heated through.


Substitutions/Additions that have also worked well:

  • Add worcestershire sauce to taste
  • Add hot sauce to taste
  • Substitute apricot or peach preserves for apple jelly
  • Substitute apple juice for grape juice
  • Use ½ cup bbq sauce and ½ cup ketchup

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  1. The Best Super Bowl Ever!
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  3. 8 hour meals….(*apologies to Rachael Ray) Split Pea Soup Edition
  4. 8 hour meals….(*apologies to Rachael Ray) Chicken & Dumplings Edition
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