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Crock pot sweet and sour meatballs have a delicious combination of flavors that you will love.

Crock pot sweet and sour meatballs have a delicious combination of flavors that you will love. Serve over rice for a quick dinner idea.
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Crock pot sweet and sour meatballs have a delicious combination of flavors that you will love. Serve over rice for a quick dinner idea.

Ingredients:

How to make crockpot sweet and sour meatballs:

1. First, mix together the brown sugar, ketchup, vinegar, soy sauce and corn starch.

Crock pot sweet and sour meatballs have a delicious combination of flavors that you will love. Serve over rice for a quick dinner idea.

2. Second, put the meatballs in the slow cooker. I prefer the meatballs to still be frozen.

Tip: I like to use crock pot liners to make clean up easy. Oh and if you need a new slow cooker, I love this programmable crock pot for days that we will be away.

3. Next, add the pineapple and diced bell peppers. Pour all of that yummy sauce over everything.

Crock pot sweet and sour meatballs have a delicious combination of flavors that you will love. Serve over rice for a quick dinner idea.

2. Finally, cook on low for 6 to 8 hours. That is really it!

You can cook on high for 3 to 4 hours but I really like to use the low setting. The sauce really blends and becomes a glaze. It’s amazing.

Crock pot sweet and sour meatballs have a delicious combination of flavors that you will love. Serve over rice for a quick dinner idea.
Crock pot sweet and sour meatballs have a delicious combination of flavors that you will love. Serve over rice for a quick dinner idea.

What to serve with meatballs:

  • Rice– You can make crock pot rice or instant pot rice. We even freeze rice to use during busy weeknights. It’s a game changer.
  • Pasta– any type is delicious. Try penne, elbow, bow tie or whatever you have in the pantry.
  • Mashed potatoes- Make them in the crock pot or instant pot for the creamiest potatoes.
  • Veggies – I like to add a green veggie for good measure. Oven roasted asparagus is so delicious dipped in the sweet n sour meatball sauce. The kids actually will eat their vegetables without complaining thanks to this tasty sauce. Broccoli in the microwave is another easy side dish.

This sauce is so delicious that you can basically put it on anything and it will be great!

Crock pot sweet and sour meatballs have a delicious combination of flavors that you will love. Serve over rice for a quick dinner idea.

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Crock pot Sweet and Sour meatballs

4.81 from 21 votes
crockpot sweet and sour meatballs. Now here is an easy freezer meal. This crockpot sweet n sour meatballs are delicious and the kids love it.
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 2 minutes
Servings 6
Cuisine American
Course Main Course
Calories 472

Ingredients

  • 1 package Frozen Meatballs 32 oz.
  • 1 can Pineapple Tidbits Do Not Drain
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 TBSP Corn Starch
  • 3 TBSP Soy Sauce
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper Cut into large pieces

Instructions

  • Whisk together the brown sugar, ketchup, rice vinegar, soy sauce and cornstarch.
  • Place the meatballs, pineapple and diced red bell peppers in a 6 quart crock pot. Pour the sauce mixture over the top.
  • Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or on high for 2-2.5 hours.
  • Serve over white rice and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

The flavor of these meatballs is out of this world!!!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 472kcal, Carbohydrates 42g, Protein 21g, Fat 24g, Saturated Fat 9g, Cholesterol 82mg, Sodium 755mg, Potassium 591mg, Fiber 2g, Sugar 37g, Vitamin A 771IU, Vitamin C 36mg, Calcium 51mg, Iron 2mg

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  1. Tailgating with this recipe today! Cooked on high for 3 hrs and then transferred to Purex portables! Yumm. ??

  2. 5 stars
    Love the freezer crockpot meals. So easy. A friend gave me a couple in ziplock bags after my second daughter was born. Brilliant. We’ve been hooked ever since. This one we use at least twice a month. My picky eaters love it. I add broccoli or edamame to it

  3. 5 stars
    I did this recipe yesterday so that supper was already done when I got out of work. I just added the rice and some veggies. I also had to double the recipe since this one says it feeds 6. I usually have to make enough for 12 servings, because everyone goes back for seconds. Everyone loved the recipe and we will definitely be making it again, maybe with chicken this time.

  4. 4 stars
    Love, Love, Love these meatballs! We had them over rice & they were so good! I tend to think they were even better as leftovers which is a bonus!

  5. I go to dialysis 3 times a week and get home in the late afternoon. There are times I’m to tired to cook. So I use my crackpots on my dialysis days. I am constantly looking for recipes for the crockpot that I can start in the crockpot before I leave that don’t require a lot of ingredients, are easy and that my husband enjoys also. This recipe checked every square in the box. I started it cooking before I left and by the time I got home all I had to do was make the rice. Delicious, quick, and easy. I can’t wait to try the other recipes.

  6. 5 stars
    Love this, last night I was so short on time that I used bottled sweet and sour sauce and it worked great!