Quick & Easy Slow Cooker Swedish Meatballs Recipe

Let’s make Swedish Meatballs in the crockpot! Enjoy the low-prep, quick steps for this yummy dinner that the entire family will love. These Swedish meatballs have sweet, tangy and hearty flavors that makes it something that both kids and adults crave. This Swedish Meatball crockpot meal is simple and delicious. Your family will be begging you to make it every week!

Two plates filled with pasta and swedish meatballs sitting on a black table. - easy to make slow cooker Swedish Meatballs Recipe
Slow cooker Swedish meatballs require only 5 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time!

Let’s make Quick & Easy Slow Cooker Swedish Meatballs Recipe!

When it comes to weeknight meals, we’re always looking for easy ideas that taste amazing.

When I was a kid, my mom made Swedish meatballs all the time, but her recipe takes longer than I usually have around dinner time.

Once I started making this Swedish Meatball recipe in the crockpot, I love that I can now toss a few ingredients in the slow cooker and make these for my family, too! This slow cooker Swedish meatball recipe is so easy that kids of all ages could help prepare the gravy mixture. 

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Slow Cooker Swedish Meatballs Recipe ingredients - Sitting atop a wood backdrop are five bowls containing all the ingredients you need to make slow cooker Swedish meatballs.
This is everything you need to make easy slow cooker Swedish meatballs!

quick & easy Swedish Meatball ingredients

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Instructions to make Swedish Meatball Recipe

Step 1

Place the meatballs in the slow cooker on low.

Swedish Meatball Recipe in Slow cooker step 1 & 2 shown:  Pouring a cup of gravy onto the top of a bowl of meatballs.
In a separate bowl, combine the soup, beef gravy and broth.

Step 2

In a small bowl, combine the mushroom soup, beef gravy, and beef broth.

Swedish Meatball Recipe for Slow Cooker Instructions Step 3 - Pouring water into the bowl of gravy with the slow cooker in the background.
Now it is time to add the water!

Step 3

Add the water to the bowl and stir the gravy ingredients together well.

Slow Cooker Swedish Meatball Recipe Instructions step 4 - A slow cooker filled with Swedish meatballs and sauce and a wooden spoon.
Everything is now in the slow cooker ready for crockpot magic…

Step 4

Pour the mixture over the meatballs and cook on low for 6 – 8 hours.

Finished Swedish Meatball Recipe in the slow cooker: Two plates filled with pasta and Swedish meatballs with additional empty plates in the background.
Prepare the pasta and top with Swedish meatballs.

Step 5

Lastly, prepare the pasta before you’re ready to eat and top with the Swedish meatballs.

Slow Cooker Swedish Meatballs

Two plates filled with pasta and swedish meatballs sitting on a black table.

A yummy slow cooker meal that requires only five ingredients (plus pasta) and five minutes of prep time!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of frozen meatballs
  • 1 can of cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 jar of beef gravy
  • 2 cups of beef broth
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • pasta

Instructions

    1. Place the meatballs in the slow cooker on low.

    2. In a small bowl, combine the mushroom soup, beef
    gravy, and beef broth.

    3. Add the water and stir the gravy ingredients
    together well.

    4. Pour the mixture over the meatballs and cook on low
    for 6 - 8 hours.

    5. Prepare the pasta before you’re ready to eat and top
    with the Swedish meatballs. Enjoy!

variations for making Swedish Meatballs

Speaking of pasta, there are so many healthy pasta options now! My family loves chickpea pasta or you could try brown rice pasta or quinoa pasta.

Another yummy option is to whip up creamy mashed potatoes and place the meatballs on top of the potatoes.

Be sure to pair your Crock pot Swedish meatballs with a chopped salad or radish salad and enjoy!

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