Meatball and Vegetable Stew

READY IN: 4hrs 10mins
Recipe by lauralie41

Another slow cooker recipe from a popular home and garden magazines newsletter.

Top Review by Chef shapeweaver

I made this on 10/26/10 for the Crockpot/Rice Cooker Event over in KK's Forum. As SmoochTheCook did, I too used beef gravy ( I don't care for mushrooms ) There was 1 problem with this recipe. After cooking the meatballs were really,really mushy. If the meatballs were browned a bit before adding them, maybe that might help ? Or adding them closer to the end of the cooking time, couldn't hurt either. But, even with that little problem this recipe had a very nice " Comfort Food " feel to it. Thank you for posting, and " Keep Smiling :) "

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker place meatballs and mixed vegetables. In a bowl stir together undrained tomatoes, gravy, water, and basil; pour over meatballs and vegetables in cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.

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