Sweet and Sour Slow Cooker Meatballs

A simple recipe with a perfectly tangy kick
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Bowl of Sweet and Sour Meatballs with a small bowl of scallions

In this simple recipe, we’ve skipped the grape jelly and made a simple sweet and sour glaze with White Grape Juicy Juice® 100% Juice. Add in frozen meatballs and heat to serve for a fun, family-friendly game-day recipe.

6
Servings
67
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup white grape juice, preferably Juicy Juice 100% Juice
  • 1 Cup tomato purée
  • 3 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 Tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons hot sauce, such as sriracha, optional
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • Two 1-pound packages Italian Style frozen meatballs
  • scallions for garnish

Directions

Whisk white grape juice, tomato purée, brown sugar, tomato paste, vinegar, hot sauce (if using), and salt in the insert of a large slow cooker. Add meatballs and stir to coat. Cover and set slow cooker on low for 2 1/2 hours. Stir meatballs to coat with the sauce. Serve meatballs and sauce sprinkled with scallions.

Recipe courtesy of Juicy Juice.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
12g
9%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
35µg
5%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
21mg
28%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
10mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
10µg
3%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
12mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
23mg
3%
Sodium, Na
101mg
7%
Water
73g
3%