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Crockpot Barbecued Meatballs

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


Barbecue Meatballs
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Crockpot Barbecued Meatballs is a flavorful and easy recipe that is delicious served over hot cooked noodles or rice. You can add some chopped onions, bell peppers, or mushrooms to stretch this dish if you'd like.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 6 hours

Total Time: 6 hours, 15 minutes

Yield: Serves 4-6


  • 1 (1-pound) package frozen precooked meatballs
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup steak sauce
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


Place meatballs in 3-4 quart crockpot.

Mix remaining ingredients in medium bowl until combined; pour into crockpot. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours until meatballs are hot and tender. If the sauce is too thin, combine 2 tablespoons cornstarch with 1/4 cup water and stir it into the crockpot; cook on high 10-15 minutes until thickened.

If you have a new hot cooking crockpot, cook on low for 4-6 hours until meatballs are hot and tender. Thicken as directed if desired.

Serve over hot cooked rice or noodles.

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 5 out of 5
Always a hit, Guest circlark

I've made these for several parties, and they're always a big hit. People are always asking about it. I never have chili sauce, so I put a big chunk of chili powder into a cup and mix it with white vinegar and water to the half cup level. Thanks for posting it!

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