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Easy Party Meatballs

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  • prep time: 5 min
  • total time: 6 hr 5 min
  • serves: 15 (about 4 meatballs each)
  • calories: 275 1 serving

Three on-hand ingredients combine in the slow cooker to create an amazing sauce for frozen cocktail meatballs.  Be sure to serve these at your next party...they're simply delicious!


cost per recipe: $12.02

  • 3 cups Prego® Marinara Italian Sauce
  • 12 ounces (1 jar) grape jelly
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 2 1/2 pounds frozen, fully cooked beef meatballs, 1 oz ea, cocktail size


  • Tips

    • Time-Saving: Or you may cook this recipe on HIGH for 3 to 4 hours.
    • Ingredient Note: Larger-size or turkey meatballs may also be used, if desired.
    • Serving Suggestion: For a special touch, serve the meatballs with cranberry chutney for dipping.
  • Step 1

    Stir the Italian sauce, jelly, chili sauce and meatballs in a 4 1/2-quart slow cooker.

  • Step 2

    Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 7 hours or until the meatballs are heated through. Serve the meatballs on a serving plate with toothpicks.



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Calories 275
Total Fat 13 g
Sat. Fat 4.4 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 587 mg
Total Carb 25 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugar 17 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 12 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 3 %DV
Iron 12 %DV
Potassium 10 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.