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Crockpot Spaghetti and Meatballs in the Crock Express

Crockpot Spaghetti and Meatballs in the Crock Express


  • 1 bag meatballs frozen
  • 1 (24 oz) jar your favorite spaghetti/marinara sauce
  • 2 jars water
  • 1 lb (16 oz) spaghetti noodles pot sized preferred


  1. PRESSURE COOK: Place sauce and meatballs into the inner pot and stir until meatballs are covered

  2. Break spaghetti noodles in half and place on top in a vertical and horizontal pattern

  3. Fill your spaghetti jar TWICE with water to fully cover the noodles

  4. Gently press down the noodles until submerged in water

  5. Put the lid on lock

  6. Set valve to no venting

  7. Press the steam button and adjust time to 8 minutes

  8. Press the start button

  9. Immediately release pressure when done and stir

  10. Let sit until thickened

  11. SLOW COOK:

  12. Place your spaghetti sauce in crockpot

  13. Fill your spaghetti jar with water TWICE and place in crockpot (approximately 4 plus cups)

  14. Break the spaghetti noodles in half and place in a large Ziploc. Add a teaspoon of olive oil, seal and gently coat the noodles.

  15. Remove noodles from plastic baggie bag and place on top of sauce. Gently arrange them so that they are covered in sauce.

  16. Place frozen meatballs on top of noodles.

  17. Put lid on and cook on low for 3-5 hours until noodles are tender and meatballs heated through.

  18. Stir and let sit if there is extra moisture

Recipe Notes

When you open it up after eight minutes it may look a bit soupy, but don't worry! Once you stir it up and let it sit the water will evaporate.