Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Meatballs

This Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Meatballs recipe is one of those easy dinner ideas that can make something ordinary, like store-purchased meatballs, into something a little more appetising.  

This Easy Slow Cooker BBQ Meatballs recipe is an easy midweek family meal that can be made just before or after picking the kids up from school (set your timing based on the time you eat dinner), serve with meat and 3 vegetables. Simply place your pre-made meatballs into the slow cooker.

You’ll have all these ingredients for the sauce in your pantry: tomato sauce, brown sugar, salt, pepper, garlic salt (or you can use a clove or minced garlic), Worcestershire sauce and soy sauce.

Then serve up with mashed potato and steamed vegetables.

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  • Author: The Organised Housewife
  • Total Time: 3 hours 10 mins
  • Yield: 5 1x


This is a easy midweek family meal that can be made just before or after picking the kids up from school (set your timing based on the time you eat dinner), serve with meat and 3 vegetables.


  • 1kg beef meatballs
  • 400g passata (tomato pasta sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce


  1. Place meatballs in slow cooker.
  2. In a jug add tomato sauce, salt, pepper, garlic salt, worcestershire sauce and soy sauce. Mix to combine.
  3. Pour sauce mixture over meatballs, toss to coat.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 3 hours.
  5. Add meatballs to a plate and spoon additional cooking sauce over the top.
  6. Serve with mashed potato and vegetables.


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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 3 hours


  • Serving Size: 4
  • Calories: 673
  • Sugar: 58g
  • Sodium: 1443mg
  • Fat: 29g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 14g
  • Trans Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 62g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 41g
  • Cholesterol: 137mg


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