Slow-Cooker Cranberry Barbecue Meatballs

Slow-Cooker Cranberry Barbecue Meatballs

Tart cranberry-orange and zesty barbecue sauces coat tasty homemade meatballs that are conveniently kept warm in a slow cooker.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

3:50

Hrs:Mins

Makes

24

servings

Meatballs
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
lb ground pork
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup Progresso® plain bread crumbs
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
egg
Sauce
1
cup barbecue sauce
1/2
cup cranberry-orange sauce (from 9.2-oz jar)
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  1. Heat oven to 375┬░F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix all meatball ingredients. Shape into 1-inch meatballs. Place in pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until no longer pink in center and juice is clear.
  2. In 2- to 2 1/2-quart slow cooker, mix all sauce ingredients except parsley until well blended. Add meatballs.
  3. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 2 to 3 hours or until thoroughly heated. Stir in parsley. Serve meatballs with cocktail forks or toothpicks. Meatballs will hold on Low heat setting up to 2 hours; stir occasionally.
Makes 24 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
Serve meatballs on small hard rolls for a great hot sandwich.
Use 1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage in place of the ground pork for a spicy kick.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 90
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.