Easiest Naked Pantry Meatballs!

READY IN: 5hrs 10mins
Recipe by TinkerToy

I adapted this recipe to fit my naked pantry and fridge. Also, I freeze hamburger in 1/2 pound blocks, so I needed a smaller recipe that didn't use a whole pound of ground meat. This makes about 16 meatballs, but I like to make 32 mini-meatballs! These are delicious and flavorful- enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  • 12 lb ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese (sprinkle cheese)
  • 18 teaspoon pepper
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon italian seasoning

  • 2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 6 ounces water (just fill the empty tomato sauce can about 3/4 of the way)


  1. Combine tomato sauce and water in crock pot.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine all meatball ingredients and knead until well-mixed.
  3. Roll into balls of desired size and drop into tomato sauce mixture.
  4. Let cook on medium-high heat about 5 hours or medium heat all day, stirring occasionally so meatballs are covered with sauce and don't dry out.
  5. You're done!

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