This delicious and easy-to-make 3 Ingredient Crockpot Meatballs is the perfect meal for busy weeknights! Made with just a few simple ingredients, this slow cooker dish is sure to become a family favorite.
These 3 ingredient crockpot meatballs are so easy and delicious!
The three main components are frozen pre-cooked meatballs, jelly, and chili sauce. When combined in the crockpot, the sweet and tangy flavors meld together to create a mouthwatering flavor profile that pairs perfectly with the juicy and tender meatballs.
This dish can be served as an appetizer or a main course with some warm bread or mashed potatoes on the side. With its minimal prep time and effortless assembly, you’ll be amazed at how quickly dinner can come together using this classic family recipe!
How to Make 3 Ingredient Crockpot Meatballs
Start by combining one package of frozen beef or turkey meatballs, 1 cup of chili sauce, and 1/2 cup of grape jelly in your crock pot. Stir to combine the ingredients.
Cook on low for 4 hours, stirring occasionally. Serve over hot cooked rice or noodles for a hearty meal everyone will love! Enjoy!
Can I do pressure cook rather than slow?
YES! To make this meal super fast, set your Crockpot Express to Manual and choose 5 minutes. Add all of the ingredients and stir to combine. Add 1/2 cup water to make sure it doesn’t burn. Allow it to cook then slow release for another 5. Dinner done in 10!
What can I use as a substitute for grape jelly?
Almost any type of jam or jelly with work, you can also substitute with BBQ sauce for tangy kick. Try these jellies…
- Strawberry jam or jelly.
- Apple jelly.
- Raspberry jam or preserves.
- Peach preserves.
- Grape jelly.
You can also add additional seasonings such as garlic powder, onion powder, oregano or basil to kick it up a notch!
3 Ingredient Crockpot Meatballs
- Crockpot Express
- 1 bag of frozen meatballs
- 1 cup of chili sauce
- 1/2 cup of grape jelly
- Start by combining one package of frozen beef or turkey meatballs, 1 cup of chili sauce, and 1/2 cup of grape jelly in your crock pot.
- Stir to combine the ingredients.
- Cook on low for 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
- Serve over hot cooked rice or noodles