Slow Cooker Meatballs Florentine Recipe2021-01-16
- Cuisine: Italian
- Course: Main Dish
- Skill Level: Advanced
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- Yield: 4
- Servings: 4
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 6:00 h
- Ready In: 6:10 h
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This information is per serving.
Saturated Fat5.4 g
Trans Fat1 g
Unsaturated Fat1.5 g
Slow cooker meatballs Florentine recipe. Beef meatballs with greens and spaghetti sauce cooked in a slow cooker. Do you like meatballs? You may also like Meatballs Stroganoff, another yummy dish cooked in a crockpot.
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Slow Cooker Meatballs Florentine Recipe
- 1 cup fresh spinach leaves, washed
- 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
- 1 large egg, beaten
- 1/4 cup chopped green onions
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled
- 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- 1 pound (480 g) lean ground beef
- 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs
In a food processor, combine spinach, ricotta cheese, egg, green onions, garlic, and seasonings. Process until smooth.
Remove cheese mixture form the food processor and transfer to a large bowl. Mix with ground beef and breadcrumbs. Shape the mixture into 8-12 meatballs.
Transfer meatballs to the slow cooker. Pour the spaghetti sauce over, cover meatballs.
Close the pot and cook on low-heat setting for 5-6 hours.