Easy Beer and Ketchup Meatballs Recipe

How To Make Easy Beer and Ketchup Meatballs

Juicy and tasty meatballs cooked with ketchup and beer in a slow cooker for a heightened absorption of flavor. These tender treats are best served warm.

Preparation: 40 minutes
Cooking: 3 hours
Total: 3 hours 40 minutes



  • 28ozketchup,(1 bottle)
  • 24ozbeer
  • lbsground beef
  • 2tspgarlic powder
  • 1onion,chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Place the beer and ketchup in a slow cooker on high setting and allow to simmer..

  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the ground beef, garlic powder, and onion, mixing well.

  4. Form mixture into meatballs about ¾-inch in diameter. Place meatballs in a 9×13-inch baking dish.

  5. Bake for 20 minutes.

  6. Transfer meatballs to the slow cooker with the beer and ketchup and simmer for 3 hours; sauce will thicken.


  • Calories: 361.63kcal
  • Fat: 17.13g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.47g
  • Trans Fat: 1.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.54g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.49g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.23g
  • Fiber: 0.63g
  • Sugar: 21.79g
  • Protein: 16.33g
  • Cholesterol: 60.38mg
  • Sodium: 960.58mg
  • Calcium: 37.80mg
  • Potassium: 563.47mg
  • Iron: 2.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 29.20µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.23mg
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