This isn’t the normal type of meal I would cook. I tend to lean toward fresh ingredients but I do love a cheat sometimes. A while back I was in Ikea and got caught up in the moment and bought a 1kg bag of their frozen meatballs. They’ve been clogging up my freezer ever since.
Last week I came across this very simple recipe from Six Sister’s Stuff for Tangy Meatballs which only has 3 ingredients! The only challenge I had was finding grape jelly here in the UK. So, I substituted Reduced Sugar Black Currant Jam.
It may not sound appetizing but it was really nice and most importantly the 5 year old loved it.
- 500g of Frozen Swedish Meatballs ( I think any pork or turkey would do)
- 100ml of Sweet Chilli Dipping Sauce (Blue Dragon)
- 200g of Reduced Sugar Blackcurrant Jam
- Preheat the slow cooker on low. Add the Dipping Sauce and Jam to the Slow Cooker and mix well.
- Add the meatballs and stir to coat.
- Cook on low for 2-5 hours
- Serve with rice and greens.
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6 thoughts on “Slow Cooker Sunday: Sweet and Tangy Meatballs”
Hi Chrissie – and a Happy New Year. I’ve just entered my first entry for 2013. Thanks for the inspiration and happy cooking for the year ahead. Keith
With impending snow falling I came to your blog for five days worth of slow cooking recipes so I could then go and shop for the next week and feel smug.
Wrote out list
Went to shops
Realised list was on table at home.
However I did remember this one so it is now in the slow cooker for tonight’s dinner.
MY slow cooker is woefully under used so I am looking forward to falling in love with it all over again with the help of your linky.