Easy Slow Cooker Moroccan Meatballs Recipe

Easy Slow Cooker Moroccan Meatballs Recipe

How To Make Easy Slow Cooker Moroccan Meatballs

Grab a bite of these savory and tender Moroccan meatballs, baked in a paprika-spiced tomato sauce, for a juicy and belly-filling meal!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Sauce:

  • 1onion,chopped
  • 14ozdiced tomatoes,no salt added
  • tspsweet paprika
  • tspcumin
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • ½tsphot paprika
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • ½cupgreen olives,chopped

For Meatballs:

  • 1lbground beef,93% lean
  • ½cuponion,finely diced
  • 2tsppaprika
  • tspcumin
  • ½tspcinnamon
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • ¼tsphot paprika
  • 2tbspfresh parsley,chopped
  • ¼cupfresh cilantro,chopped, divided
  • brown rice,or cauliflower rice, cooked, for serving, optional

Instructions

Sauce:

  1. Place the onions in a bowl and microwave about 2 minutes to sweat them out.

  2. Add the diced tomatoes, sweet paprika, cumin, salt, hot paprika, black pepper, and green olives, to the slow cooker, then stir to combine.

Meatballs:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, onion paprika, cumin, cinnamon, salt, black pepper, hot paprika, parsley, and cilantro, leaving 2 tablespoons of cilantro for garnish.

  2. Gently form into 20 small meatballs.

  3. Place the meatballs on top of the sauce, cover and cook Low 4 to 6 hours or High 2 to 3 hours.

  4. Top with the remaining the 2 tablespoons of cilantro. Serve over brown rice or cauliflower rice, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Form the meatballs with gentle hands as they get tough while cooking if packed tight.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 361.39kcal
  • Fat: 25.98g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.04g
  • Trans Fat: 1.34g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.14g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.42g
  • Fiber: 4.61g
  • Sugar: 5.11g
  • Protein: 21.72g
  • Cholesterol: 80.51mg
  • Sodium: 666.02mg
  • Calcium: 100.97mg
  • Potassium: 681.70mg
  • Iron: 4.70mg
  • Vitamin A: 100.07µg
  • Vitamin C: 19.25mg
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