Italian Meatball Stew (Crock Pot)

Total Time
5hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 hrs

You can vary this dish with your favorite combination of frozen or fresh vegetables

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl combine beef, breadcrumbs, eggs, milk, cheese, salt, pepper and garlic.
  2. Form into 2 inch balls.
  3. Place meatballs in bottom of crock pot.
  4. Combine tomato paste, broth, seasoned salt, oregano and basil.
  5. Pour mixture over meat.
  6. Cover.
  7. Cook low 4 1/2 to 5 hours.
  8. Stir in cooked vegetables.
  9. Cover and cook on high 10-15 mins til mixture is hot.

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This was excellent. I've never had stew with meatballs in it so I didn't know what to expect. DH said it tasted like spaghetti without the pasta and I thought the same. I couldn't find Italian style vegetables so I just used green beans, zucchini and corn instead. The other thing that I did different was to bake the meatballs in the oven for 15 minutes at 350 degrees. I did this because I was getting it ready one night and wouldn't be plugging it in until the morning and I was leery about the raw meat sitting over night with all the other ingredients. Thanks for posting this Bluenoser. Made for My Three Chefs Fall 2009.

LARavenscroft November 19, 2009

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