Chicago Style Meatballs

These Chicago Style Meatballs are a delicious classic and well worth the effort!  In 5 hours, you’ll have a delicious meal ready to go!


1 lb ground beef
1 lb ground pork
1/4 cup onion, diced
1 tbsp garlic, minced
2 tbsp parsley, chopped
1 cup Italian breadcrumbs
2 eggs
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese

salt & pepper
24 oz. crushed tomatoes
6 oz. tomato paste
2 bay leaves
1 tbsp italian seasoning
1. Mix all meatball ingredients in bowl with your hands.
2. Form into 1 – 3 inch meatballs, depending on your purpose/intentions.
3. Grease a baking sheet, then place your meatballs on.
4. Broil meatballs on high until brown (4-5 mins).  Flip once while in oven.
5. Place meatballs in slow cooker.
6. Top with Sauce ingredients, no need to stir.
7. Cook low & slow for 4-6 hours.
8. Serve warm with basil, Parmesan cheese.