Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Slow cooker meatballs recipe

These are big juicy meatballs cooked slowly in a yummy tomato sauce. Put them on early to get a head start on the day.



  • 500g beef mince
  • 250g Italian sausage, skin removed
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tin diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup tomato paste
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1/2 green capsicum diced
  • 1 cup beef stock
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp Italian herb mix
  • 1 tsp sugar



Preheat oven to 180° C. Line a baking tray with baking paper.

In a large bowl mix the eggs and milk and add the rest of the ingredients for the meatballs.

Mix thoroughly and form 2 cm ball and place on baking tray.

Cook for 15 mins in the oven. Place in slow cooker.


Pour all of the sauce ingredients into the slow cooker, stir and cover.

Cook on low for 4-5 hours.

Serve over spaghetti with extra parmesan cheese.