Mumma’s Italian Meatballs

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April 25, 2019

Mumma's Italian Meatballs

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 6 hrs
  • Yields: 6 servings


Meatballs (makes 24)

1kg of pork and veal mince mix

Half a diced onion

1 tablespoon of Italian mixed herbs

1 teaspoon of garlic and herb salt

cracked black pepper

2 eggs

Half to 1 cup of breadcrumbs.


Half a diced onion

1 bottle of passata (700 grams)

1 can of diced tomatoes

2 tablespoons of Italian mixed herbs

1 teaspoon of garlic and herb salt

1 to 2 teaspoons of fennel seeds

Cracked black pepper

To serve

Cooked pasta


1Mix meatball ingredients thoroughly and roll into meatballs (This made 24)

2In searing slow cooker or frying pan lightly sear off meatballs then return insert (or meatballs) to slow cooker.

3Add all sauce ingredients on top of meatballs.

4Slow cooker on on low for 5 to 6 hours only lightly stirring after 4 hours.

5When done add half of the sauce to pasta of choice ( I use penne pasta) and mix well.

6Serve pasta in a bowl and add meatballs and sauce on top.

7Enjoy 😊

Submitted by Joanne Talarico


2 Reviews

Yes but you’d have to skip the browning stage until the morning of cooking and I’d therefore bag the meatballs separate to the sauce bag 🙂

Amy Langenberg

May 26, 2019

could you do this as a dump bag?

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