Crock-Pot Chicken Meatballs In Tomato Sauce

juin 18, 2023
Made with tender, flavorful chicken, these meatballs are slow-cooked to perfection, resulting in a juicy and savory dish.
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Welcome to our kitchen, where we believe in the power of slow cooking to create mouthwatering dishes with minimal effort. If you’re looking for a comforting and flavorful meal, then you’re in for a treat with our recipe for Crock-Pot Chicken Meatballs In Tomato Sauce. These tender and juicy chicken meatballs are simmered to perfection in a rich and tangy tomato sauce, resulting in a dish that is both satisfying and delicious. The best part? Your slow cooker does all the work for you, allowing you to enjoy the enticing aromas while saving time in the kitchen. Whether you’re feeding a hungry family or hosting a gathering, these Crock-Pot Chicken Meatballs In Tomato Sauce will be a guaranteed hit. So, let’s dive into the recipe and discover how effortlessly you can create this comforting classic!

Ingredients

Sauce:

  • 5 cups crushed and strained tomatoes (such as Aurora®)
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes (Optional)
  • ground black pepper to taste

Meatballs:

  • 1 pound lean ground chicken
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ cup fresh bread crumbs
  • ½ cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup grated onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (Optional)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Prepare the sauce by whisking tomatoes, basil, parsley, oregano, salt, red pepper flakes, and black pepper in a slow cooker. Adjust heat to High.
  2. Combine ground chicken, egg, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, onion, olive oil, parsley, garlic, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Use your hands to gently mix together. Roll into 1 1/2-inch balls and place into the sauce. Use a spoon to cover the meatballs with sauce; do not stir.
  3. Place the lid on the slow cooker and drape a thick kitchen towel over it. Cook on High for 2 1/2 hours until meatballs are cooked through.
ingredients and instructions to make Crock-Pot Chicken Meatballs In Tomato Sauce
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