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Slow Cooker Sweet & Sour Meatballs

A buffet classic that couldn’t be easier to make.

Sweet & Sour Meatballs 2 cups Ketchup
cup Grape Jelly
cup fresh Lemon Juice
Dash of Cayenne Pepper Sauce (optional)
4 lb. Italian Meatballs

  1. Mix ketchup, jelly, lemon juice and hot sauce (if using). Add to slow cooker with meatballs and stir.
  2. Cook on low for 4 hours, adding a little water if necessary.
  3. Serve right from the slow cooker.

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