Sunday Meatballs

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Recipe by Brooke the Cook in

Seems I always have a half-ful bottle of Major Peters Bloody Mary mix in my fridge... Here's a great recipe if you do too! This recipes uses frozen meatballs, but one of my favorite homemade meatball recipes is Diner Meatloaf and Meatballs Mixture

Top Review by breezermom

This was very good! I used frozen meatballs as listed in the recipe, but I think this would be soooo much better with homemade meatballs. The sauce is sweet with a little bit of "hot". It's not as sweet as the meatballs in jelly sauce, and not like a barbecue or italian sauce either...its unique! Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 12-4 cups bloody mary mix (I like Major Peters for this recipe because its thicker than clamato juice)
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 12 teaspoon cayenne (more if you like spicy)
  • 18 cup brown sugar
  • 2 -3 lbs frozen meatballs


  1. Place frozen meatballs in crock-pot.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring remaining ingredients to a boil until sugar has dissolved. Pour mixture over meatballs and give a quick stir to coat meatballs.
  3. Cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 6-8 hours.

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