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Slow Cooker Meatball Marinara Recipe

Slow Cooker Meatball Marinara Recipe

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How To Make Slow Cooker Meatball Marinara

Standard meatballs are turned gourmet with this recipe for meatball marinara. Everything is slow-cooked in a rich tomato base with tasty mix of herbs.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 20 minutes



  • 14½ozItalian stewed tomatoes,(3 cans)
  • 8oztomato sauce
  • 4tbsptomato paste
  • ½tsppowdered garlic
  • ½tspItalian seasoning
  • ½tspthyme
  • ½tsporegano
  • ¼tspsugar
  • ½tsplemon juice
  • 2lbsmeatballs,pre-cooked, I used Italian meatballs


  1. Place italian stewed tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, powdered garlic, italian seasoning, thyme, oregano, sugar and lemon juice in a blender. Blend until the sauce is smooth and ingredients are combined.

  2. In a crockpot, place meatballs on the bottom. Pour the marinara sauce on top of the meatballs.

  3. Cook on High for 4 hours or Low for about 5 to 6 hours until meatballs are heated through.

  4. Serve over some hot pasta and enjoy.


  • Calories: 310.84kcal
  • Fat: 22.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.64g
  • Trans Fat: 1.34g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.07g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.69g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.11g
  • Fiber: 1.79g
  • Sugar: 3.44g
  • Protein: 20.59g
  • Cholesterol: 80.51mg
  • Sodium: 331.60mg
  • Calcium: 46.94mg
  • Potassium: 572.27mg
  • Iron: 3.12mg
  • Vitamin A: 27.42µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.50mg
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