Community Recipe
from [MrsMamaHamm]
Homemade Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

Homemade Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

Homemade meatballs slow cooked in crock pot with homemade tomato pasta sauce, served over noodles of choice.

  • Yield: 10 servings
  • Prep time:1 Hour
  • Cook time:6 Hours


  • 2-3 pound(s) lean ground turkey or beef thawed
  • 1/2 whole(s) onion diced
  • 2 cup(s) spinach chopped
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 1/2 cup(s) ketchup
  • 2 cup(s) breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon(s) garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon(s) white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) basil
  • 5 teaspoon(s) italian seasoning divided
  • 1 cup(s) beef broth
  • 8 whole(s) tomatoes diced
  • 2 teaspoon(s) sugar
  • 4 tablespoon(s) minced garlic
  • 1 pound(s) rotini


Combine turkey/beef through white wine vinegar, plus 1 tbs basil and 2 tsp italian seasoning. Add dash of pepper. Mix thoroughly. Roll into balls and place in slow cooker on low.

Sautee tomatoes and garlic in oil for 5-6 minutes. Add beef broth. Bring to boil. Add seasonings. Boil for 30 minutes until fragrant. Thicken with corn starch if needed.

Pour sauce over meatballs. Cook on low 4-6 hours.

Serve over rotini.

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