Slow Simmered Spaghetti and Meatballs (Crock Pot)

Recipe by Impera_Magna
READY IN: 7hrs 10mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (26 ounce) jar of red spaghetti sauce
  • 1
    (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1
    large onion, for 1 c chopped
  • 1
    tablespoon bottled minced garlic
  • 1 12
    teaspoons dried Italian seasoning
  • 24
    frozen meatballs, approx 3/4 pound
  • 12
    ounces spaghetti
  • parmesan cheese (optional)
  • olive oil (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pour spaghetti sauce and tomatoes with juice into a slow cooker.
  • Add chopped onion, garlic, and Italian seasonings; mix well.
  • Add still-frozen meatballs; stirring to mix well. Make sure meatballs are covered with sauce.
  • Cover the slow cooker, turn to LOW heat; cook 7-8 hours.
  • Just before serving, cook spaghetti according to package directions. (This can be done ahead of time, noodles drained and tossed w/ olive oil, and refrigerated. Reheat noodles in the microwave before serving.).
  • Serve sauce and meatballs over spaghetti. Pass Parmesan cheese at the table.
  • NOTE: Any style tomato-based (marinara style) spaghetti sauce can be used. The jar sizes may vary from brand to brand but this is okay.
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