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Easy Homemade Spaghettios and Meatballs Crockpot Recipe

Homemade Spaghettios and Meatballs made in the slow cooker! Childhood food that even adults will love!

Easy, Homemade Spaghettios and Meatballs made in the slow cooker. This crockpot recipe is delicious enough for kids AND adults!
Easy, Homemade Spaghettios and Meatballs made in the slow cooker. This crockpot recipe is delicious enough for kids AND adults!
Easy, Homemade Spaghettios and Meatballs made in the slow cooker. This crockpot recipe is delicious enough for kids AND adults!

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Yield: 6 servings

Homemade Spaghettios and Meatballs

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes

Homemade Spaghettios and Meatballs made in the slow cooker! Childhood food that even adults will love!

Ingredients

  • 40 cooked meatballs
  • 2 cans (15 ounce each) tomato sauce
  • 32 ounce beef broth
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 8 ounce ditalini noodles, dry

Instructions

  1. In a large slow cooker, add frozen (or fresh) cooked meatballs. Top with sauce, broth, oregano, garlic, basil and salt. Simmer on low, covered, for 5-6 hours.
  2. Half hour before serving, add the noodles. Stir into the sauce, cover, and let cook.
  3. Serve dinner with breadsticks and salad! ENJOY

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 127Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 1mgSodium: 1229mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 6g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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Posted on May 13, 2019

Comments & Reviews

  1. Are you sure on the sodium level, it seems awfully high. Over one days worth of sodium. Also I use to buy the Chef Boy R Dee Spagetti O’s with mini meatballs in the 2010’s at Walmart. I loved it because it didn’t bloat me like other products with allum’s (garlic, onions, etc) That is why I don’t understand these copy cat recipes all have garlic powder in them.

  2. Everything was great – added meatballs frozen and pasta dry.. and voila. I might do two things differently next time though – slightly less salt (maybe just the garlic salt and no kosher salt on top) and slightly less oregano.

  3. This is fabulous. One of my daughters favorite meals and she keeps asking me to make it over and over again. 

  4. Sorry, I’m really confused now by the comment from Chelle and your reply. I thought the recipe was written to add the pasta dry, but your comment that it is a great tip has me wondering. Am I supposed to cook the noodles before hand? That seems to defeat the purpose of using the crockpot. Please help I was planning to make this tonight.

  5. I just made this last week and it was delicious. I actually found 15 oz cans of Hunt’s Tomato Sauce with Basil, Garlic, and Oregano (instead of just plain tomato sauce) then didn’t have to add additional spices as the recipe calls for. I used a whole bag of frozen meatballs and everything turned out delicious!!! Thank you for the recipe!

  6. If you add another 15 oz of beef broth and a can of tomato sauce, you can add the uncooked pasta in the slow cooker. Saves the time of having to cook the pasta separately.

  7. Will be making this tomorrow!  FYI…I found little round ‘o’ pasta online from Walmart,  Creamette is the brand name.  Can’t wait, hoping the g-kids love it!!!!

  8. You didn’t specify wether it’s tomatoe sauce goya brand type or spaghetti tomato sauce. I️ just put spaghetti sauce in it and now it probably won’t turn out right ! I was hoping for a good dinner but from the looks of the instructions not being specified about “tomatoe sauce” it won’t turn out. 

  9. I’m a little confused, did you cook your homemade meatballs first, then put them in the crock pot or just put them straight into the crockpot to cook?

  10. When you say 2 cans of tomato sauce, is it plain with no seasoning? And not a jar? Do you have a specific one you like?

    1. It is plain sauce. I am all over the place with what I purchase, but I usually look for a low sodium, or organic option!

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